How to Help a Young Person Just Starting Out

It’s about them, not you.

On Monday afternoon, a reporter for NFL Network named Jane Slater posted a note on Twitter — see, that was her first mistake —advertising an unpaid intern position. This led to immediate backlash, with many commenters pointing out that “unpaid intern,” while certainly having a grand tradition in the working world, is another term for “exploited…



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Will Leitch

I write about these tumultuous times 2x a week. Author of five books, including “How Lucky.” NYMag/MLB.. Founder, Deadspin.