Things don’t seem to be getting any better in the news industry. Newspapers have been particularly hit hard.
Journalist Erica Smith has been following all the layoffs closely and has produced an incredible Google map pinpointing all the locations around the U.S. that have experienced cuts. The map only shows the distribution of a little more than 13,000 layoffs. It doesn’t yet inlcude the Gannett Co. paper layoffs which are estimated at about 3,000 and the Scripps Co., which is another 400.