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AgencySpy: Advertising industry trade Creativity-Online has decided to erect a pay wall.

AdAge: Advertising Age has a new executive editor, Abbey Klaassen, who is replacing Jonah Bloom, who is leaving to join business-to-business blog network Breaking Media. American Journalism Review is cutting its print schedule from six down to four issues a year. Add that to today’s news about E&P‘s closure, and it’s been a very sad day for journalism trades.

Washington Business Journal: In its predictions for next year, Gannett Co. Inc. signaled that it will probably only require a few job cuts.

MediaDailyNews: Nielsen reports that ad spending fell 11.5 percent from January to September this year, compared to last year. Spending on national magazine ads dropped 21.4 percent, national newspaper ads were down 21.6 percent and b-to-b’s saw ads decline 33.1 percent. Sunday supplements saw the greatest ad decline, of 48.3 percent.

Video: New York Times reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin on “The Daily Show” last night, talking about his book Too Big To Fail.

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Putting Numbers to Life After Newspapers

papercutzg.pngThe American Journalism Review takes a look at Paper CutsErica Smith who estimates that more than 7,000 journalists have lost their job this year.

And that means the newsroom population of American papers shrank by about 15 percent last year, down from 52,000 at the start of the year. That’s three times larger than the single greatest annual newsroom employment decrease since 1978, when the American Society of Newspaper Editors began making estimates of the editorial workforce.

The AJR wanted to know what happened to all these journalists so they conducted an unscientific poll to which 595 people responded.

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