15 Stereotypes About Journalists That Are ABSOLUTELY True By chris 06/02/2014 Share Tweet + We all know stereotypes are wrong but sometimes stereotypes are stereotypes because they're true. We are amazingly fast typists We will go to ANY event if free food is promised We're poor Journalists make less than a manager at McDonald's. We are the ultimate procrastinators If we have three days to do something, you can bet we'll wait 2 days and 20 hours to start the project. We curse like sailors. We are always on our phones Even if it's just to pretend to look busy. We've been known to partake in an alcoholic drink every once in awhile Or you know... all the time. We are pretty badass spellers We would so kick those middle schoolers' asses in the spelling bee. We work well under pressure. Two stories, three briefs, and a web update all before lunch? No probs. We're suckers for grammar jokes We're always waiting for sources to call back Always waiting And then when they call back after deadline... Journalists have anger issues. Journalists eat like shit An average journalist's diet. We drive shitty cars A journalist's car typically has more miles than the newspaper he or she works for has subscribers We're grammar nazis We're the original grammar nazis.