Living through this pandemic means many people are stuck at home and glued to the news. Readership and listenership are up. But with so many businesses shut down, fewer people are buying ads, and that spells big trouble for the people who bring you the news.
News media’s financial woes during COVID-19
From this Episode:
As hunger for news goes up, revenue loss crushes local media
This pandemic has many people glued to the news, but as readership and viewership numbers increase, news organizations throughout the country are being financially stripped.
Cleaner air, less commuting: Will these positive changes last after LA’s economy reopens?
As the U.S. faces its worst economic crisis since the Great Recession, Americans are talking more about reopening the economy and lifting stay-at-home orders.