Stop unpaid articles

MONDAY,  SEPT 27, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 30) J-schools should stop promoting unpaid story placement (The Objective) Like so many other journalism students during the pandemic, my paid summer internship, at The Boston Globe, was canceled. As a journalism student at Northeastern University in Boston, I had dreamed of working at The Globe sinceContinue reading “Stop unpaid articles”

Student newspapers are crucial

THURSDAY,  SEPT 17, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 23) On Texas Campuses, Student-Run Newspapers Have Become Crucial Sources of Coronavirus News (Texas Monthly) On August 18, Rice University’s student-run newspaper, the Thresher, broke the news that one of the school’s eleven residential colleges would move its freshman orientation activities online after two student orientation leadersContinue reading “Student newspapers are crucial”

Journalism industry’s elitism

WEDNESDAY,  SEPT 16, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 22) How the journalism industry’s elitism locks out folks from underrepresented backgrounds (Poynter) After he took a look at my resume and clips, I asked him for advice on how to get a journalism internship. I had applied to around 20 summer positions, including a few atContinue reading “Journalism industry’s elitism”