The True Costs of Unpaid Media Internships

Unpaid internships: the once-slick maneuver for media companies to save on operating costs while gaining able, eager minds looking for “real-world, hands on experience.” Except now, those minds are becoming apt at recognizing their worth – and they’re starting to fight back. In 2011, following his work as an

Trump’s Holiday Gift to the Media: New Subscribers

Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s repeated claims (of course, via his Twitter account) that the New York Times is “failing,” the newspaper has actually been experiencing historic surges in paid subscriptions since election day. According to CNN Money, the Times has seen its largest subscription increase, in the month following the

Op-ed: Media Mistakes Continue After the Election

There is an expectation that the media always needs to be correct. They need to understand the entire country and every situation. Although that is an unrealistic expectation, the expectation that they will do their best is reasonable. In this election, journalists did not do

The BizBeat – December 8, 2016

Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafiledc.com. Making Headlines An unfounded conspiracy theory prompted violence on Sunday, when