While searching Journalismjobs.com I came across this dated, but telling, list of media layoffs from 2000-2003. If you are looking for work, take heart. Our business is cyclical, times will get better!
Job prospects for journalists have improved in 2003, but some companies are still cutting jobs or leaving some jobs unfilled. Below is a list of layoffs in the past 2 1/2 years, with the news source listed after each item. The list totals about 30,000, and includes editorial and business side cuts. The list only reflects published reports of layoffs.
(San Francisco Chronicle, Feb 28, 2003).
(San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 22, 2003).