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  • Survey show most journalists democrats, middle-aged & under paid

    WGBH - 05/09/2014


    As any regular viewer of Beat The Press knows, it’s a rough time to be in the media. With a broken business model, lousy job prospects, and public antipathy, you’d think the profession would appeal only to the most retrograde masochist. Well, a new survey suggests there actually might be some truth to that.


    Dan Kennedy is a journalism professor at Northeastern University.
    Margery Eagan is a columnist at the Boston Herald and the co-host of WGBH News’ Boston Public Radio.
    Jon Keller is a political analyst for WBZ.
    Susie Banikarim is a Nieman fellow.