Congratulations, all of you, for a great job…

13 April 2012

Infographic: courtesy Hindustan Times

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4 Responses to “Congratulations, all of you, for a great job…”

  1. Palak Mathur Says:

    Job of SE is best. May be in America, but surely not in India.


  2. In India a reporter’s job is is that of a gutter inspector.


  3. In a 1984 survey TIME magazine conducted of 12 professions in the US, journalists stood at 11, one notch above undertakers. Another survey showed that whenever the press lost a court battle the public celebrated their defeat. The decline of the journalist began after the advent of investigative journalism and journalism of courage. After money had become a God in Manmohanomics, the reporters share the same ardour for it as the editors and publishers do. Reporters are wedded to lies and fiction.

    Krishnamoorty.

  4. Ravi Says:

    The dangers of a reporter’s job are really overemphasized in today’s world of instant copy and PR-inspired journalism. The survey is running on fiction if it compares the dreariness of a poorly paid dish-washer’s job or the torments of a oil rig worker’s existence to that of a reporter who largely relies on phone calls and meetings in comfortable surroundings for his “stories”.


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