I hardly ever sell to a newspaper because of this "free with credit attitude". Their argument is either we have a massive circulation think of the publicity, i answer if you are that big you can pay. Or the other argument they use is we are only a small cicultaion we don't have any money. My reply to that is why would I bother if you have no circulation. Whatever it is, they pay for everything else, the picture will sell the paper or they wouldn't want it, so pay for it.
I had Digital Photography magazine telling me how much they liked my pictures and could we use them for an article on aer