Monday, January 16




"This job, these people. Not sure if we're doing it right, but at least we're doing it together!" (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Welcome to Press Pass

Here’s one phrase you’ll never hear someone say in the Daily Bruin offices at Kerckhoff 118: “I absolutely love working in a windowless office.” However, you’ll often hear our office filled with laughter, intermixed voices from various meetings, vociferous debates over the quality of Justin Bieber’s new album, and the occasional “Slack me.” The Daily Bruin started publishing in 1919, though its predecessors date back to 1912. Read more...

Photo: "This job, these people. Not sure if we're doing it right, but at least we're doing it together!" (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

"This job, these people. Not sure if we're doing it right, but at least we're doing it together!" (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Journalists trade stories rather than cards. (Creative Commons photo by Oliver Hallmann via Flickr)

Journalism, the Trading Card Game

As journalists, our trade is stories. Listen in on a gathering of journalists out to dinner – or more likely out for drinks – and you’re likely to hear sophisticated talk about the advances in data journalism or high-minded conversation about ethical considerations of publication, wedged in between the gallows humor that describes the state of the industry, and how we’ll end up broke and on the streets with only our humanities degrees to keep us warm. Read more...

Photo: Journalists trade stories rather than cards. (Creative Commons photo by Oliver Hallmann via Flickr)

Journalists trade stories rather than cards. (Creative Commons photo by Oliver Hallmann via Flickr)


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