Journalism Student Decides New York Times Is Not for Her

Recent newsroom visit sealed the deal.

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Hannah Gordon, a journalism and communications student at St. Bonaventure University in upstate New York, recently got a golden ticket of sorts. She was invited to come to New York and have her resume and clips reviewed by Richard Jones, a New York Times editor who directs the paper’s Student Journalism Institute.

Gordon has long dreamed of working at the paper. But as she writes post-visit, the quiet newsroom vibe and other factors changed her mind:

Finally, I met Margaret Sullivan, the public editor.

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