Pressing Matters turned 2 today! Thank you to everyone who has engaged with me, asked questions, liked posts and reblogged them on their own Tumblr blogs. Y’all are great. Thanks again!
Throwback Thursday (newspaper style): Archivist at the Savannah Morning News brings up a 1947 edition of the newspaper.
Photo cred goes to Julia Ritchey, a business reporter at the Savannah Morning News.
Which college majors are most in demand by employers? Here’s a look:
More info: http://nbcnews.to/1l6IC7w
Not surprised to see communication and journalism at the bottom of this list. However, it certainly makes me sad. Truth-seekers help build the walls of the Fourth Estate — a foundation of an informed electorate and society.
To my fellow journalists out there who majored in journalism or communication (I myself majored in mass communication with a concentration in journalism): Do you think your journalism degree has been helpful in landing a job after graduation? Why or why not?
Let’s get some dialogue going. I’ll compile some and/or all of the responses in a future post.
R.I.P. Gabriel García Márquez
Especially during the tough times, the difficult deadlines and the sorrowful stories we must sometimes tell, this is great advice for journalists.