"The Inquirer has decided it can no longer afford to pay interns–but union contracts also don’t allow the newspaper to let interns work without being paid.
The Inquirer now is asking journalism schools to pay the newspaper a stipend to support the internships. Each school that agrees to do so will have one guaranteed internship."
"UNC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication won’t be participating in the Inquirer’s program."
To which j-schools are responding, "thanks, but no thanks. We'll take our impoverished graduates elsewhere, thank you." Journalists 1, Philadelphia Inquirer 0.