On The Media

The World of Unpaid Internships

Friday, August 02, 2013

For years, unpaid internships have been a media industry standard. But over the past couple of months, there have been a rash of lawsuits against media companies for not paying interns. Brooke investigates the state of the unpaid internship.

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On The Media

On the Media's Unpaid Interns

Friday, August 02, 2013

Brooke talks to former On the Media intern (and current producer) Alex Goldman, and current On the Media intern Molly Buckley about their experiences as interns for the show.

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The Takeaway

The End of Unpaid Internships?

Thursday, June 13, 2013

After months of working as an unpaid accounting intern on the film “Black Swan,” Eric Glatt came to believe something was terribly wrong with the whole internship system. And so he and fellow intern Alexander Footman sued Fox Searchlight, the production company behind the film, and late Tuesday afternoon, in a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled in their favor.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

When Do You Work for Free?

Thursday, March 07, 2013

A recent blog post by writer Nate Thayer has sparked a conversation about journalists working for free. We broaden the conversation to all fields — when is it worth it to work for no pay?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Intern Life: Getting the Most Out of Your Internship

Thursday, August 23, 2012

All this month, we're looking at the world of internships, from pay to policy. Today's topic: Your calls on how to get the most out of an internship. Employers and current or past interns--call us up at 212-433-9692 or post your comment here.

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