Thursday, May 14, 2009

Negative wages

[The Huffington Post] is currently auctioning off a summer internship to raise money for the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. And there appears no shortage of interest in the position.

Ten bids have already been placed for the gig, with the highest bidder having offered $13,000 for the two- to three-month internship. The winner will get to decide whether to work at HuffPo’s headquarters in New York or its political office in Washington.
--Yale Daily News on one way to make the journalism business economically viable. But wait, aren't these the same folks who want higher minimum wages?

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