Stop New Liquor Ads before They Start American Colleges and Universities Already Have Their Hands Full with a Prevalent Binge-Drinking Culture
Hughes, John, The Christian Science Monitor
Twenty or 30 years ago, novels and movies depicted journalists as a hard-drinking bunch.
As a nondrinker myself, I wasn't caused any career problems by my colleagues who drank, but I noted that overindulgence in liquor caused a fair amount of misery, family breakups, professional disaster, and, in a few cases, self-destruction.
Today, journalism is a much more sober profession. Journalists are more likely to drink less alcohol, and often none at all. In part that is a reflection of trends in society in general. While there is still a great deal of experimentation with alcohol at the high school and college level, many more-mature citizens have become better …
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Publication information: Article title: Stop New Liquor Ads before They Start American Colleges and Universities Already Have Their Hands Full with a Prevalent Binge-Drinking Culture. Contributors: Hughes, John - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: November 13, 1996. Page number: 19. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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