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Journalism careers advice from the 1990s

The Society of Editors has just launched a careers advice page. The press release reads: With specific input from industry figures in broadcast, print, digital and online journalism, the new section aims to inform those who are considering a career in the media industry of exactly what editors are looking for in trainee journalists.Questions answered […]

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The economics of journalism work experience

Students looking to secure work experience in journalism should read Freelance Unbound – How to avoid paying for internships. Referencing Emily Fraser Voigt, it makes some great observations about how young graduates must ‘leverage their position’ to succeed in journalism: ‘Young people trying to get their first job don’t have much leverage when they aren’t […]

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NME’s Murison gives tips to journalism students

The NME’s deputy editor, Krissi Murison, gave a superb guest lecture this week. The journalism students asked some good questions about possible advertiser influence in the NME (apparently it’s not a problem), role of women in music (it’s still an issue), the bust-up with Morrissey (no comment – the court case is pending) and a […]

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