I don’t actually disagree with this Wall Street Journal blog post that being a newspaper reporter is the worst job of the year.
I mean, I am tired. Tired.
My brain is absolutely gelatinous from trying to pound out content six days a week. My nerves are shot from trying to maintain patience, patience, patience with sources and PR reps and readers — from trying to please everyone all the time while still keeping a grasp on objectivity and news judgment and all those old, essential pillars. Continue reading