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Column that tells unpaid interns to shut up misses a key point

Jun 14th, 2013 | By
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A column under the headline, “Unpaid Interns Need to Shut the Hell Up; The system’s not unfair. Maybe you just suck” missed a key point on what is wrong with unpaid internships



How to get the highest journalism salaries

Jan 31st, 2013 | By

Here are 10 strategies for getting better-than-average pay. These work in journalism and some will work in other communications fields, as well.



Why newsroom staffs are getting younger and what that means

Jan 29th, 2013 | By
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News skills are on the rise, institutional knowledge is on the decline and attrition rates could rise as all industries encounter forces that will make workforces younger.



How journalists can fight churnalism

Jan 27th, 2013 | By
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Churnalism demands high item counts from journalists and comes at the expense of depth, context and quality, Here’s what journalists can do to fight churnalism.



Bullying coverage: Must we wait until someone dies?

Jan 24th, 2013 | By
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Here are five examples of bullying stories that reporters can dig into to break the reactive cycle of covering a death, the effects and then writing a suicide prevention article.