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‘Democracy Now! internships are paid’

Progressive newscast Democracy Now! has updated the language it uses to describe its internship program, reflecting an apparent decision to start paying its interns. As I reported last year in a piece for Vice, the show, hosted by Amy Goodman, … Continue reading

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The NSA likes ’em young

A week after I named them in my piece for VICE on liberal outlets exploiting their laborers, Salon published my latest piece, on the NSA’s use of (paid) interns as young as 15. So, thanks to Salon for being the better … Continue reading

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My only VICE

On Monday, VICE published a piece of mine concerning the liberal media’s reliance on unpaid and barely paid labor (“interns”). As I explained later to a writer for Romenesko.com, no traditionally “left” outlet was willing to publish the piece — only VICE — … Continue reading

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