Media company makes freelancers promise to respond to emails within 48 hours


Corey Hutchins, who signed this contract, writes:

I know there are reasons why such a provision could be cumbersome, and clearly not every generation of great journalists is as glued to their devices as the next. While I don’t have a problem with it, I can see how such a provision might even be controversial in the business.

A comment from my Facebook wall: “How about only if they prove they can send payment on time, every time?”

* Contract requires freelancers respond to emails within 48 hours (