The List

#3 free food

#4 editors

#5 deadlines

#6 photogs

#7 election day

#8 the first day

#9 coffee

#10 drinking

#11.5% statistics

#12 inverted pyramids

#13 awards

#14 bylines

#15 reporter’s notebooks

#16 police scanners

#17 breaking news

#18 hometown heroes

#19 readers’ feedback

#20 nut grafs

#21 All the President’s Men

#22 interns

#23 AP stylebooks

#24 trends

#25 pandemics

#26 writing a book

#27 corrections

#28 inches

#29 exclusives

#30 press releases

#31 professional organizations

#32 press passes

#33 shorthand

#34 complaining

#35 name dropping

#36 being Tasered

#37 plush assignments

#38 NPR

#39 gadflies

#40 the grumpy old reporter

#41 scandals

#42 corporations

#43 anonymous sources

#44 Barack Obama

#45 Jon Stewart

#45 Stephen Colbert

#46 sarcasm

#47 moonlighting

#48 desk dining

#49 the callback

#50 Google

#51 jargon

#52 The Friday Dump

#53 The Onion

#54 board games

#55 outsmarting spell check

#56 dressing differently

#57 vending machines

#58 being font snobs

#59 dead baby jokes

#60 living in their cars

#61 cursing

#62 Using their job to score

#62 Using their job to score (the skirt versions)

#63 leaving journalism

#64 college newspapers

#65 Post-it notes

#66 ballpoint pens

#67 quoting the boss

#68 dating sources

#69 dating other journalists

#70 the good old days

#71 off the record

#72 swag

#73 citizen journalism

#74 working off the clock

#75 low pay

#76 cluttered desks

#77 the sports guy

#78 expense checks

#79 Naming everything something-gate

#80 being asked to write/edit for free

#81 hoarding

#82 Facebook

#83 Anecdotal Ledes

#84 Lanyards

#85 abbrvtns

#86 working holidays

#87 Procrastinating

#88 McPaper (aka USA Today)

#89 electricity

#90 giant novelty checks and scissors

#91 covering Apple

#92 fedoras

#93 newsroom souvenirs

#94 Inforgraphics

#95 political correctness

#96 Windows XP

#99 dead week

#100 Annivsaries

#101 weather stories

#105 living at home

#110 The Wire

#112 press areas

#114 the “reply” button

#119 Twitter

#121 furloughs

#123 PR reps

#142 crazy people

#159 throwing shoes

#181 Firefox

#201 being nice (to horrible people)

#219 being duped

#356 holograms

#666 layoffs

#1-800 printing phone sex lines



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