US Media Braces for Brutal Year to Come
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Job cuts and consolidations are likely to continue until companies are able to find ways to create growth in revenue streams. Subscription-based models will only work if news organizations can convince consumers of the importance and value of their news. *snork* Another possibility for media companies is to monetize users' personal data. But there are are obvious ethical implications and potential legal issues, especially as privacy laws begin to pass in various jurisdictions across the country. Ultimately, the quality of the country's news will start to decline if users refuse to pay for it. You know, like stepping in dog shit and monetarily rewarding the dog......