Journalists at Fairfax Media have voted to go on strike for seven days – including the crucial federal budget week – after management announced a quarter of all newsroom jobs were to be cut.
It’s a declining industry.
Sure, this is the US but won’t be that much different in direction:
Creative Destruction: Newspaper Employment in the US Has Collapsed by 61% (and by 279,000 jobs) since 1990 and is 24% Below the 1947 Level. pic.twitter.com/pZ3DBxTBe0
— Mark J. Perry (@Mark_J_Perry) December 15, 2016
What’s anyone supposed to do about it?