How Much Would You Pay to be a HuffPo Intern?

Just last week, we asked readers: “Given everything that we know about unpaid internships, is this practice fair now? Was it ever? And who is excluded from the industry because of it?”

Guess we should now update the question: “And what of the intern-pays-to-be-an-intern-internship?” Per Ad Age: “Someone Bids $13,000 for Huffington Post Internship. Why Settle for Free Content When Journalists Will Pay You?”

Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.