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Over nine years, newsrooms shrank by 23%, according to a recent Pew Research survey.

Why it matters: The media landscape is changing, as employment from newspapers drop and digital media employment grows.

By the numbers:
  • 27,000 newsroom jobs were lost between 2008 and 2017.
  • Newspaper employment dropped by 45% in the same period, decreasing from 71,000 jobs to 39,000.
  • There was a 79% increase in digital-native newsroom employment from 2008-2017, growing from 7,400 workers to around 13,000.
  • Cable television employment was relatively stable, sitting at 28,000 since 2008.
  • There was a 27% decrease in radio broadcasting employment, dropping from 4,600 to 3,300 workers.
  • Across all newsrooms, reporters made up the bulk (45-50%) of employment since 2008.

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What's happening: The slow-moving storm was causing coastal flooding along areas including the bays near Houston and Galveston in Texas Monday, per the National Weather Service. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) made a disaster declaration and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) declared a state of emergency Monday.

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The Louisville police chief declared in a memo obtained by news outlets a "state of emergency" for the department on Monday to prepare for Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's expected announcement on the Breonna Taylor case.

Of note: Louisville has witnessed more than 115 days of protests over the police killing of Taylor, an unarmed Black woman, with calls for all the officers involved to be charged.

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