chapter  11
Should Editors Prefer Postgraduates? A Comparison of United Kingdom Undergraduate and Postgraduate Journalism Students
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The number of journalism jobs in the United Kingdom is contracting as adverse cyclical and structural changes affect media corporations (Sanders and Hanna, 2010; Offi ce of Fair Trading, 2009; Slattery, 2009). In other countries too the total of journalism jobs is declining or many such jobs are becoming less secure (International Federation of Journalists, 2006: Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism, 2009).