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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.

Mark Mothersbaugh - Let me tell you about my boat

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Politics Roundup; Jersey City Mayor; 21st Century Librarians

Monday, July 01, 2013

Susan Page, the Washington bureau chief of USA Today, joins us to round up the current news. Plus: the brand-new mayor of Jersey City, Steven Fulop, stops by on the day of his inauguration; what it’s like to be a librarian in the 21st century; Alysia Abbott on growing up in San Francisco at the height of AIDS and the gay rights movement and after Pride weekend, we’ll take calls from children with gay parents; and ProPublica investigates unpaid internships. 

The Takeaway

What Congress Knew About N.S.A. Surveillance, Background Checks and Racial Discrimination, Sexual Assault in the Military

Thursday, June 13, 2013

How Much Did Congress Know About N.S.A. Surveillance? | Major Companies Accused of Racial Discrimination | The End of Unpaid Internships? | Raha Moharrak: First Saudi Woman to Reach Mount Everest Summit

The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Twitter #InternAdvice

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Advice from social media on how to make the most of your internship.

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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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How to Run a High-Tech High School

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Apps for taking attendance and scheduling tutoring? That's what goes on at the Academy for Careers in Television and Film in Queens. Columbia journalism students looked at "life in an automated school" and also tracked some students as they participated in an internship program in film and television.

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