All you need is faith

For some years now, medialand has been going downhill, at least in terms of remuneration for journalists. The principal qualifications for a media career today are wealthy and well-connected parents, and a willingness to work for free. The Huffington Post model now prevails in comment journalism, and staff positions within media companies are increasingly filled by unpaid interns.

This new media business model is rapidly extending from mainstream news media to specialist publications. Take, for example, the following editorial positions with the Christian missionary organisation WEC…

Each vacancy notice includes the line…

“This position is non-salaried as all WEC personnel look to God to provide their personal needs.”

What I want to know is, will the Big Man also pay my National Insurance stamp?

Hat tip: The Media Blog