Dec 8, 2020 - Economy & Business

More than half of media jobs lost this year are in news

Data: Challenger, Gray & Christmas; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios. Newsroom jobs include jobs in digital, print and broadcast. "Other media jobs" include jobs in television/film/streaming production, advertising, and book publishing.
Data: Challenger, Gray & Christmas; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios. Newsroom jobs include jobs in digital, print and broadcast. "Other media jobs" include jobs in television/film/streaming production, advertising, and book publishing.

Over half of the media jobs lost this year were in digital, print and broadcast newsrooms, according to new data from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The big picture: Recent high-profile departures, deals, widespread layoffs and restructurings amid the pandemic have journalists questioning whether there's stability anywhere within the industry.

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