As any reg­ular viewer of Beat The Press knows, it’s a rough time to be in the media. With a broken busi­ness model, lousy job prospects, and public antipathy, you’d think the pro­fes­sion would appeal only to the most ret­ro­grade masochist. Well, a new survey sug­gests there actu­ally might be some truth to that.


Dan Kennedy is a jour­nalism pro­fessor at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity.
Margery Eagan is a colum­nist at the Boston Herald and the co-​​host of WGBH News’ Boston Public Radio.
Jon Keller is a polit­ical ana­lyst for WBZ.
Susie Banikarim is a Nieman fellow.

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