All the news that fits this format

Well, I guess this would be a bad time to get back into newspapers.

The Charlotte Observer recently announced buyouts and/or layoffs.

downchart

Down, down, down

Now The New York Times is looking to eliminate 100 newsroom jobs. Gannett and McClatchy companies still are reeling from advertising revenue losses, although McClatchy seems to be getting a better grip on its online ventures.

Well, at least my IRA and 401(k) investments aren’t dropping like a rock anymore.

(Chart at left is not an indicator of anything in particular. It is merely a metaphor for traditional news media)

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