A student of mine asked me the question.
I get the question a lot, or have in the three years I’ve been teaching journalism. Sometimes it’s asked as a gotcha challenge, sometimes it’s just blurted out as if I had mentioned I strangle puppies for a living.
And sometimes it’s asked in a quiet tone before class by a scared junior wondering if her choice of major has been a terrible mistake.
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