LinkedIn: Newspapers are nation's fastest-shrinking industry

LinkedIn Blog | Business Insider
LinkedIn analyzed five years' worth of Council of Economic Advisors data to calculate the rate of job growth or decline in various industries. Newspapers had the fastest rate of contraction over that period: -28.4 percent. "Internet," a rather broad category, grew 24.6 percent, and online publishing grew 24.3 percent. Data about online publications that write a lot about newspapers does not seem to have broken out.

  • Andrew Beaujon

    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at TBD.com and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.

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