When someone's 10 minutes are up in public session
I know the mayor is just like
When I take a phone pic of a perp
One of these days, someone’s gonna be like:
When people say, "Oh, you're on the paper?"
When I have an incompetent source
There’s usually an early indicator, like: And then I’m just like:
When I'm trying to get out of event coverage
And I’m like: But my editor is just like:
When I found out Stuff Journalists Like posted...
And I was like: But my friends were (kind of) like: And I’m like: Read here: http://www.stuffjournalistslike.com/2012/05/every-journalist-needs-a-gif.html
When a guy makes desk editor
All the female desk editors get like:
When staffers hook up
At first, we’re all like: And then we’ll gossip, as if it’s like: Though, it’s probably more like: And the singletons are like: But the couples are like: But then it’s over. And it’s like:
When we have to take the office car
Whoever is driving is like: And the rest of us are like:
When I find blatant plagiarism of my work
When I interview professors
They’re usually like:
When an editor dismisses my pitch
I’m like: And she’s like: And then I’m like:
When I got into a closed presser without...
When an editor misses being a reporter
They rewrite every story, by starting like: And then:
When my editor says I never leave the office
When a source has something true and juicy, on the...
When the office phone rings
We all look around like:
When I have the 5 stages of scoop anger
1: Disbelief 2: Rage 3: Pouting 4: Denial 5: Greater Rage Acceptance of scooping does not exist.
When I wrote my cover letters
I tried to make them be like: But it probably sounded more like:
When I'm dressed for my "grown up" job
When I have my first coffee of the day
I’m guarding it like:
When I'm leaving my paper for my "grown up" job
I just want to say goodbye to it, like:
When I get email threats
When I get a scoop
When I did a local biz story on the tanning salon
The first person I interviewed was like: And the next person I interviewed was like: And the third person I interviewed was like: So I was finally just like: #collaboration
When I first tried coffee
At first I was like: And then suddenly:
When I realize I have to do a deathknock for my...
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When a girl on my staff starts dating someone new
She’s like: But the rest of us are just like:
When someone first called me "derpy"
When my editor asks if I'm going to make deadline
And I look at my work like: And I just look at her like:
When we plan our next ladies' night
I always just hope it won’t be like:
When we repeatedly fail to make deadline
My editor must feel like:
When the girls are dressed up at formal
Each of them looks like:
When I have a paid reporting job
It’s still going to be like:
When I use our ancient edition of word
I always want to be like:
When I'm without a computer
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when someone tells me they don't like to drink
When I have Saturday coverage
And I really just want to be like:
When I came to my interview in a suit
I know my interviewer was thinking:
When I have nothing to budget and they get to me
I’m just like:
When I don't know a story is only going online
I open the paper the next day like:
When someone tells me my tweets aren't...
When someone complains about what we eat while...
There’s always someone who’s like: But then they’re like:
When I see really terrible reporting at another...
I just feel like:
When a source asks me if I'm going to make them...
When someone brings in food to share
For a second, it’s like: And then we all get like:
When I know someone is full of shit
I just have to be like:
When I have to get up early for coverage
When I graduate with a journalism degree
I’m hoping for: But I’m expecting: