Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Young Minds Learn Harsh Reality

After you click on the link/quote below, scroll down to the picture of the seemingly carefree interns. Young professionals about to happen. Once upon a time to be around age 20, was ripe with opportunities and possibilities. Print journalism will never see those times again. The Jimmy Vielkinds and Jim Odatos-in-waiting will have nothing to wait for.

Radio may not be far behind, but I'd reckon we've got ten good years left.

DiANGELEA MILLAR ::: "The paper is a product and reporters are considered disposable. What the destruction of the Times-Picayune and the creation of Nola Media group has engrained in my young mind is the knowledge that a reporter is never safe. You’ve got to keep your options open and keep working and honing your skills."
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