Comments on: Counterparties http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/12/counterparties-128/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: walt9316 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/12/counterparties-128/comment-page-1/#comment-13389 Mon, 12 Apr 2010 18:44:57 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3341#comment-13389 As DeLong often asks, “Why oh why can’t we have a better press corps?” Because journalism is a mickey-mouse curriculum producing a surplus of graduates, who think they are owed a job.

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By: Unsympathetic http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/12/counterparties-128/comment-page-1/#comment-13387 Mon, 12 Apr 2010 17:08:50 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3341#comment-13387 Bring out the whaaambulance.

What, precisely, did Mr. Journalist With No Experience *assume* the market was willing to pay? $70k?

Welcome to the real world, Mr. Hunter Walker. The cost of that sheepskin has ZERO correlation to the salary of the job for which you’re training.

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By: GingerYellow http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/12/counterparties-128/comment-page-1/#comment-13380 Mon, 12 Apr 2010 12:49:19 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3341#comment-13380 $27k for what appears to be a starting job in journalism doesn’t sound too shabby to this UK journo. Starting salaries are around £12k-14k in England, even in London.

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