You chase the story, you beg for sources, and you do as many unpaid internships as you have to. You are a journalism major and sleep no farther than 10 feet from The Associated Press Stylebook. While you are proud of your decision to be a deadline chasing, byline loving journalism major, here are the questions you are sick of answering. (Read this post for similar frustrations.)
I do. You know it pays nothing for me to tolerate your presence, right?
Hence why I'm doing lots of unpaid internships and trying to get good grades.
In between meeting deadlines, writing copy, interviewing sources, and researching, I'll try to find time for that.
Yep. God forbid we stay informed.
Yes, did you hear that America got it's independence from England?
I need SOT's, VO's, and Nat sound. Speaking of which, can I interview you real quick?
Because nobody but you cares.
Those Facebook trending topics don't hurt.
"Nope, I have no idea what you're talking about." [Looks it up feverishly].
1) I hope so. 2) Do I look like I'm in a position to be answering those questions?
Yes, though between the Meninist and Cloyd Rivers accounts, I'm sure there's something substantial out there.
Why don't you ride a unicorn? Oh yeah, they don't exist.
At the end of the day we put up with a lot, but...