Accelerated Decline of Print Media

In the last ten years, the number of staff in the newsrooms of daily papers printed in the United States has drop 40%.

Friday, September 21, 2012

In 2001 the Bureau of Labor Statistics counted 414,000 U.S. workers at newspapers, a figure that by the end of 2011 had reduced to 246,000.

According to an article in, "the crisis of the media exceeds the strictly commercial. Newspaper’s falling advertising revenues, which in five years have been 50%, has led to a significant reduction in jobs in the newspaper industry. "

"According to Media Post, despite efforts made by media companies to keep their staff of reporters, the drop in advertising revenues was 51.5% between 2006 and 2011. Newspapers billed U.S. $49,300 million a year in 2006, which fell to U.S. securities $23,900 million in 2011. "

"In 2011, the cull of journalists in newsrooms was 2.5% and all indications are that the trend may continue, according to the Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE). The print media is changing, and the media conversion has revealed strong growth in the audiovisual sector: Internet, radio and television are preferred information carriers. All have expanded in recent years at the expense of print media. "

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