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Hack or nerd?

Beckett, Charlie (2008) Hack or nerd? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (29 Apr 2008). Website.

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As a journalist now based in a University I am always interested in the different cultures of the academic and the journalist. Superficially they are similar. Both trades are made up of hugely competitive egotists who deal in analysis and data. I think it is mainly the deadlines that differ. But here is an interesting article by a young intelligent person who had to decide between the Ivory Tower and the newsroom which sheds light on more subtle differences.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 11:44
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 21:21

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