Plight of the Millennial: Journalism Version


So a music editor came in to my Editing class and spoke to the class about what he does, how he got there, etc. This is not the first, but what I liked about it mostly was the subject of his publications which is music.

What he shared, as did other editors before him, was a sort of struggle to explain to a younger “generation” how to enter the world of journalism.

In a world of Twitter, Tumblr & YouTube with people becoming their own bosses and getting hired seemingly on accident; how do you make yourself different in a generation of people who want to be noticed?

Social media presence matters to some, but not to others who might think print is king. This balance that millennials need to grapple with is between the computer and the printing press.

Having enough subscribers on your YouTube channel to the point where…

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