Career Advice for Young (Photo)journalists

By Allen Murabayashi

_DSC6801

Middle-aged, financial journalist Felix Salmon stirred the pot on Monday with the following tweet:

Advice for budding journalists, from @felixsalmon. (tl;dr: don’t do it!) http://t.co/lJmQ02MdNT

— Felix Salmon (@felixsalmon) February 9, 2015

His longer post states that although we are living in a golden age of journalism, the future for young journalists is a bleak one, and they would be smart to avoid it for the following reasons:

  • There is an explosion of talented writers online, many more from non-traditional journalism paths, which thereby makes the industry incredibly competitive for not much pay.
  • The “Platform” problem which makes every human a …read more

    Via: Photoshelter

        

Marco | Editor

Editor at large and founder of a bunch of stockphoto businesses

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *