I moved on to a bigger paper in Texas and then one in Louisiana and then one in Miami. None of those papers exists today.
And the job of newspaper reporter? According to CareerCast.com, in 2015 that is the worst job in America — No. 200 out of 200, worse than being a lumberjack, worse than being enlisted in the military, worse than being a cook. The pay is lousy and the prospects of finding and keeping a job are nearly nil.
Newspaper reporting first gained that distinction two years ago and is holding tightly to the bottom rung.
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Mr. Mitchell publishes the 4TH ST8 Blog at www.4thst8.wordpress.com.