Low-pay, long-day path no longer lures beginners

Phipps, Jennie L.
November 1998
Editor & Publisher;11/21/98, Vol. 131 Issue 47, p32
Trade Publication
Reports on the growing number of starting journalists in the United States who are discouraged by the tradition of low-pay, long-day path in newspapers. Increase in entry-level salaries; Starting salaries by circulation; Pay comparison between union and nonunion newspapers; Demand for good writers and editors in nonmedia organizations.


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