CHART OF THE DAY: The End Of Newspapers

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Newspapers had a nice run from the 1970s to the 1990s. Unfortunately, as this chart from the Bureau of labour Statistics makes clear — by way of Marketwatch — it’s over.

Newspaper employment has utterly collapsed in the last 15 years, with employment numbers now around where they were in the mid-1950s.

The good news: It’s a great opportunity. The next decade will give birth to new forms of reporting, more in tune with today’s technology and news consumption habits.
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