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Survey: 28% of Journalism
Students Unhappy with
Career Choice

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Staff

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Posted By:mitzi, 8/19/2013 1:46:21 PM

A study from the University of Georgia’s Grady College shows that 28 percent of journalism students now say they are unhappy with their career choice. According to the study, 5 percent of journalism and mass communication graduates indicated they had selected the field without considering it. Just 68 percent of journalism graduates had a full-time job 6-8 months after graduation.

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That´s the entire article.

There´s an argument to made for not making a career choice when you are 18 years old, just out of high school.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ZurichMike, 8/19/2013 1:48:47 PM     (No. 9481193)

Based on what comes out of journalism school, I´d say 100% of people with a brain are unhappy with your career choice, too.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PChristopher, 8/19/2013 1:56:35 PM     (No. 9481199)

Pity they didn´t pick something useful.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimS, 8/19/2013 2:07:22 PM     (No. 9481218)

Ditchdigging, or even pimping, would be more honorable professions.
The only thing good I can say about the journalist profession is that it ranks slightly higher than lawyers and mass-murderers.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mossley, 8/19/2013 2:14:04 PM     (No. 9481225)

Journalism and mass communications are ranked just above education for people who flunk out of every other major.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: squid, 8/19/2013 2:24:08 PM     (No. 9481242)

See not all journalistic students are complete idiots. They are coming to realize that the profession is a dead end. Whether they realize that the bias installed by their instructors is part of the problem has yet to be seen.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rafter, 8/19/2013 2:27:56 PM     (No. 9481245)

Lots of people don´t like their chosen profession.

Axe attorneys and you´ll find many had no idea what it would really be like...
and they don´t like it much...

Several friends have told me they´d have done something else if only they´d known...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/19/2013 2:34:26 PM     (No. 9481257)

Any job is what you make of it.

Today, journalism is this; here is the Democrat Party mantra. Learn it well. Love Mao. Everything you write must adhere to the Democrat Party mantra. Be frozen in political correctness. Adhere only to the language as defined by the Party. When you write, make certain is is in complete adherenece to the Party line of the day! When your beloved Leaders tell you their version of the "truth" defend it ad nauseum.

Now, go out there and be successful!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mitzi, 8/19/2013 2:36:23 PM     (No. 9481260)

#6 - I have a sister and two friends who said that if they had it to do over again, they would NOT go to law school.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: reilly, 8/19/2013 3:02:27 PM     (No. 9481293)


They´re all unhappy with the world. They´re lefties.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 8/19/2013 3:05:27 PM     (No. 9481295)

at this point in time, Id rank journalists BELOW lawyers...and there it gets fuzzy. Considering the damage journalists have done, sympathies with the enemy makes them murderers as well.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: QRP, 8/19/2013 3:10:52 PM     (No. 9481301)

It must be tough getting up in the morning and realize you are going to have to spend your day writing lies. It would wear down anyone´s soul.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: PIAPilot, 8/19/2013 3:22:01 PM     (No. 9481316)

I would not make much of this. If you did a survey of any set of students you will find some percentage that are unhappy with their career choice. This may be another situation where the headline makes the story seem "meaty" but in reality you could substitute "engineering students" for "journalism students" and have a similar outcome.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: formerNYer, 8/19/2013 3:26:28 PM     (No. 9481321)

Do something you love and never feel like you worked a day in your life.

Do something you hate and be a lefty journ-o-list, lying about the state of America and then hating yourself too.

pretty sad actually.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bobn.t, 8/19/2013 4:12:44 PM     (No. 9481376)

Axe attorneys?

Isn´t that what some minorities say when meaning "ask"?


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Reply 15 - Posted by: southron, 8/19/2013 4:29:30 PM     (No. 9481406)

The head of the University of Georgia´s School of Journalism is Cynthia Tucker the Leftist black journalist and media-created celebrity - what else do you need to know about what these students are being taught?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Stlouislaxbros dad, 8/19/2013 4:42:21 PM     (No. 9481426)


Hmmm my guess is that these students are not lovers of fiction.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: cheeflo, 8/19/2013 5:01:22 PM     (No. 9481456)

Only 28%?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 8/19/2013 5:28:29 PM     (No. 9481500)

If I had to do it over, I wouldn´t go to journalism school. In fact I never did. Why would one accumulate a large debt to become a trained liar? Some people have a knack for lying without JSchool. They go into politics.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: franq, 8/19/2013 5:32:17 PM     (No. 9481507)

GOOD

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