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Interning income

Lee Becker, a professor of journalism at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and director of the college’s James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research, spoke about internships in an article published in The Economist.

Becker, who earned money working at the Kentucky Post and the Wichita Eagle-Beacon in the 1960s, said there was a presumption they were going to get paid. He said that isn’t always the case now.

“These days, no one is going to pay if they don’t have to,” Becker said.