Nearly 200 want to be Oregonian interns

The Tampa Bay Times last month sent rejection notices to summer intern candidates via email and accidentally exposed the email addresses and many of the names of the disappointed young journalists. The Oregonian made sure that didn’t happen by sending its letters the old-fashioned way — United States Postal Service. In her snail-mail letter, Oregonian managing editor Susan Gage reports the paper “received nearly 200 applications for just a few open positions” and that “the competition was incredibly tough.”

* Tampa Bay Times accidentally exposes email addresses of rejected intern candidates (