The Chronicle of Higher Education
February 10th, 2015
As reporters at The Chronicle of Higher Education, we occupy
an interesting space in the social-media observatory. Being plugged
into the worlds of both journalism and academe often yields some
Case in point: #AdviceForYoungJournalists, the hashtag spinoff of a column by Fusion’s Felix Salmon entitled “To all the young journalists asking for advice … ” basically advises young journalists not to be journalists if they can help it (a great Monday pick-me-up for yours truly). The column was greeted on Twitter with a fair amount of groaning, satirical riffs, and plenty of competing takes.