The wages or salary a journalist receives in return for their work is considered remuneration. Some publications, however, provide different forms of remuneration outside of a regular paycheck. This can include anything from fringe benefits to commission. This tends to differ depending on the rank of the journalist, the size of the company, the quality of the journalist's work, and the overall agreement between the two parties involved. Remuneration allows a flexible arrangement to be made between a publication and their journalist outside traditional bounds.

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