Journalism is a public service. So why doesn’t it represent the public?
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March 5, 20215 min read, 1027 words

Journalism is a public service. So why doesn’t it represent the public?Journalism is a public service. So why doesn’t it represent the public?

Angela Yang
Published: March 5, 2021  |  5 min read, 1027 words
I’m a young reporter from a low-income, working-class background. Sometimes, I ask myself why I’m still charging so eagerly into an industry that seems intent on pushing me away. Journalism’s high barriers to entry drive out talent from marginalized groups at a time when the fiel...
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April 7, 2021
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This article is an opinion piece based on the personal experience of the author and does very little to address the question and important topic raised in the headline.
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April 8, 2021
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The author of this opinion piece makes a strong case for paid internships and inclusive professional recruiting. But her proposed solutions to a complex problem are overly simplistic and one-sided, and disregard the dynamic and benefits of competition.
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