J-source.ca has published a list of tips for hopefuls starting out today in journalism schools across the country. What was the single most important thing some grads recommended?
- "Work on your weaknesses." -- Marco Ursi (Ryerson), now editor of Masthead
- "Write to get published." ----David Hutton (Carleton), Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
- "There is one simple way to survive J-School: Get out of class." --John Mather (Ryerson), editor The National, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
- "To be successful in journalism you're going to need talent, ambition and luck." -- David George-Cosh (Ryerson), National Post