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8097003487_b3e1a2058e_b.jpg?profile=RESIZE_710xPressPad’s UK mentors are making room in the industry – and their properties – for aspiring journalists

For aspiring young journalists trying to break into the media industry, barriers to entry can be impossibly high. Unpaid internships combined with skyrocketing rents means often only the wealthy can get a foot in the door and there is a huge lack of diversity – journalism in Britain is 94% white, 86% university-eduated and 55% male.

A social enterprise is trying to tackle the problem by matching established journalists who have a spare room with interns who otherwise would not be able to afford accommodation.

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The Guardian

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