Saturday March 28, 2020

Exodus of journalists to PR a wake-up call for media

Maybe instead of lambasting them on Twitter for leaving, we should be asking ourselves why so many young journalists are abandoning an industry they worked incredibly hard to break into

28th August, 2018
'Journalism is attractive - to a point.' Pic: Getty

These, and others, are a loss to the industry. Maybe instead of lambasting them on Twitter for leaving, we should be asking ourselves why so many young journalists are abandoning an industry they worked incredibly hard to break into.

When news breaks that a journalist is leaving to go into PR, they are often slagged for “joining the dark side”, but many of them, when they make the leap, admit that PR does not seem...

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