As U.S. newspapers continue to struggle with circulation declines and plummeting advertising sales, newspaper publishers continue to cut jobs in newsrooms across the nation. In 2012 alone, 2,600 jobs fell victim to the ongoing crisis. Since 2000, the number of full-time editorial jobs declined by 33 percent.
For newspapers, the deep cuts could set off a vicious cycle as the ongoing reduction of writing staff could diminish the papers' capacity to cover local news and ultimately destroy one of the key advantages over online news.
As the U.S. newspaper crisis continues, the level of newsroom employment has reached a 30-year low. By the end of 2012, there were 38,000 full-time editorial jobs within the industry, marking the lowest level of employment since 1978.
The Statista "Chart of the Day", made available
under the Creative Commons License CC BY-ND 3.0, may be used
and displayed without charge by all commercial and
non-commercial websites. Use is, however, only permitted with
proper attribution to Statista. When publishing one of these graphics,
please include a backlink to the respective infographic URL.
The Statista "Chart of the Day" currently focuses
on two sectors: "Media and Technology", updated
daily and featuring the latest statistics from the media,
internet, telecommunications and consumer electronics
industries; and "Economy and Society", which
current data from the United States and around the
world relating to economic and political issues as well as
sports and entertainment.
For individual content and infographics in your Corporate Design,
please visit our agency website
Any more questions?
Get in touch with us quickly and easily. We are happy to help!