Welcome to the world of freelancing... It was always tough, now it's tougher. Editors used to answer your mail occasionally, you'd bandy about stories and develop a relationship... But even ITT doesn't give a thought about that. I tried for years to get stories on ITT, but couldn't even get an answer, and I have been freelancing since before some of you were born.
First You Bomb and Starve a Country. Then You’re Praised for Sending in Aid.