Sept. 24, 2016
Home / Articles / News / Local News /  Big Picture
Big_PIcture_Web

Big Picture

Media Massacre

December 14, 2011, 12:00 am
By

For the past few years, layoffs and buyouts have been as much a part of the media business as ink-stained fingers. But at the beginning of 2011, the Pew Research Center’s annual State of the News Media offered a cautiously optimistic picture of an industry in recovery after the bleak, layoff-heavy years of 2008 and 2009.
Unfortunately, mass layoffs weren’t lacking in 2011, as illustrated by cuts at large-scale media chains such as Gannett Co. Inc. and Village Voice Media. No organization comprehensively tracks New Mexico’s media layoffs, but according to SFR’s unscientific analysis, the local media picture may be healthier than the national media landscape. Disclaimer: This brief timeline of comparison for 2011 locally and national media is by no means comprehensive. 



 


 



 


 

comments powered by Disqus
 

Morning Word: Death Penalty Reinstatement Would Cost State Millions

Morning Word At the same time New Mexico lawmakers are trying to shore up the state’s budget, the New Mexico Public Defender's Office is questioning the costs associated with reinstating the death penalty.  ... More

Sept. 22, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Newsletters

* indicates required
Choose your newsletter(s):
August 31, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm  
September 7, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller  
August 31, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller  
September 14, 2016 by Steven Hsieh  

@SFReporter on Instagram

 

 
Close
Close
Close