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Young Voices


  • Engage Across Differences

We live in an age of media disruption. In the past, social change was defined by white papers, a trusted press, and so-called “objective” experts. Today, it’s defined by eyeballs, clicks, and online influencers. The internet is the great equalizer in the marketplace of ideas. This is an exciting time to be a young writer. It has never been easier for an upstart with a little talent and a lot of willpower to make a name for himself. Yet, this brave new world of information also presents a number of challenges for a rookie. As journalism falls to the wayside, it is critical to become learned in its timeless ethics and practices. As the broadcast world expands to seemingly endless channels, it’s important to have relationships with bookers and mentors.


Grace Bydalek