I am writing this in the hopes that all reporters, not just those who are in the early years of their career like me, can learn from my experience.
Tag: Washington Post
Public records deflate myths about "profitable" college athletics
Contrary to the image of college sports as a moneymaker, most athletic programs (even championship-caliber powerhouses) rely on student fees and grants from their parent institutions to make ends meet. Recent investigations by The Washington Post and The Chronicle of Higher Education have captured the enormity of the growing financial burden that athletics imposes on debt-strapped students.