Definitions of a journalist, or lack thereof

How do you measure who is and who isn’t a journalist?

What about someone like me? Do I get the right to call myself a journalist?

Sure, I went to journalism school. I did three internships.Co-founded a new press club in Toronto. Live-blogged a few journalism conferences this year and have a decent Rolodex of friends in the industry. Even listed on a bunch of ‘journalist’ lists on Twitter.

But then I got a communications job.

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