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Trending Topics: #AdviceForYoungJournalists

Okay, I’ll admit it; this story has nothing to do with sport. Not even remotely. And when you consider the very nature of this blog, you might be left scratching your head in sheer bemusement as to why on earth you are reading a concise round-up of the best, worst and downright bizarre tweets that featured during today’s trending topic on Twitter: #AdviceForYoungJournalists. But if you’re reading this as an aspiring journalist (like myself) who could maybe do with a few pointers, hints and tips from those in the profession, read on…

Of course, Piers had something to say...

This is actually pretty deep:

Interesting point, this one. Employers require employees with experience, but experience is typically voluntary. Can you afford to say no to the offer of unpaid work? 


Not sure this next one is necessarily exclusive to the journalism profession...

What's that old cliche again? "There are no dumb questions, only dumb answers." Never has this seemed more relevant.

Feeling appropriately advised? I certainly hope so. For more of the best tweets from today’s trending topic, head over to #AdviceForYoungJournalists on Twitter.

Now I just need to actually get a job…any takers?