At online news organizations, young reporters often burn out early

Want to send a cub reporter something useful? Make it a strong cup of coffee — or maybe an extra hour or two of sleep. The New York Times reported Sunday that the frantic pace of online news gathering at websites like Politico and Gawker is creating high turnover rates among journalists. “Young journalists who once dreamed of trotting the globe in pursuit of a story are instead shackled to their computers, where they try to eke out a fresh thought or be first to report even the smallest nugge…

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