Apr 6, 2010

Journalism making a difference

In response to an April 2 New York Times story about the growth of unpaid internships, and the legal gray area surrounding them, Atlantic Media, which owns The Atlantic magazine, decided to pay its interns retroactively to last year:
Thinking about the internship program through the lens of Saturday's New York Times story, we found ourselves revisiting the concept. We had thought this was the way to structure unpaid internships but if it sits near a grey zone, it's not for us.
Trend setters? Doubtful.

(From Daily Finance via Romenesko)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Congrats to Atlantic. Now what are Southern California newspapers and alt weeklies doing about this? LAT have any comment?