The Great Intern Revolt
The great media-world intern revolt didn't arise from an army of underpaid fashion-closet assistants, coffee-order-takers and instant-news-rewrite bloggers suddenly storming the castle in fury.
It began when a 40-something who'd built himself a comfortable career in finance read an article in The New York Times.
In April 2010, Eric Glatt had already quit his job at AIG to pursue his first love-film. He had received certification in the art of film editing and was working as an unpaid intern on Fox Searchlight Production's film, Black Swan.