COVID-19 Brings Further Challenges To News Industry, And More Top Stories
The Cleveland Plain-Dealer shocked readers and staffers when its parent company announced that its remaining journalists - those who weren't laid off in the latest round of downsizing - would no longer be covering the city proper, and instead would focus on the suburban communities.
The Plain-Dealer is not the only major outlet facing further turmoil. The already-fragile news economy is seeing journalists rapidly furloughed across all media as the global coronavirus pandemic forces advertisers to cut back on spending. Some newspapers are stopping certain print publications, and some weeklies and city magazines are letting go all workers. The Enquirer, along with other Gannett publications, is furloughing journalists for one week out of each month.
Poynter's Rick Edmonds joins Cincinnati Edition to talk about the current state of the media landscape.
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