Poker Media – Failed Players, Gluttons For Punishment Or Both

Want a job as a "hipster blogger?" Read this first.

So, you say you want to join journalism’s elite of the elitethe poker media.

Well, friend, it’s not all fun and games and statements of sarcasm, it’s not all partying with Daniel Colman and champaign brunches with Kevin MacPhee:

You got it Kev.

No, it’s not all pleasantries. There’s hard work that goes into bringing you stories about the difference between crumpling and crumbling cards and Mikey Matusow's one round penalty. Real hard work. Don’t believe us? We don’t blame you. Maybe you’ll listen to prolific poker writer Steve Ruddock. Steve works for best of the best (well, not the best, holla), bringing you coverage and commentary and in this latest piece he talks with his poker peers in order to 'Pull Back The Curtain on the Poker Media’

[Note: this article resides on Titan Poker, which is looking to sign you up, so if you hate that, don’t click]

Three of the most well-known poker scribes – the bracelet-winning lead reporter for PokerNews, Chad Holloway, the ballsy Lee Davy and the straight-shooting Jennifer Newell – about what it really means to break into the “thankless” job of keeping you up-to-date on the business and bullshit of poker.

Interested in a little extra info on how the poker media works? Read these candid views on how to break in and what you need to do if you want to make it in the jam-packed world of poker reporting.

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