Internal In defense of journalism (and other ‘useless’ majors) Why pursuing so-called useless degrees—among them journalism and English—can lead to a fulfilling career. By Katy Ryan SchambergerApril 26, 2012 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.