The Chronicle of Higher Education
June 22nd, 2015
In the spring of my senior year, I interviewed for a contract-negotiation job at a law firm.
My college major was in peace, war, and defense, which may have
sounded intriguing to professional litigants. But I had no legal
training. My chief assets were literacy, an eagerness to please, and a
pressing need to pay rent.
The interview got right to the point. "How would you organize a
thousand retransmission-consent contracts?" asked the stone-faced
lawyer, looking across a conference table.
Having never heard of a retransmission-consent contract, I offered the only sensible response.