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Ink-stained wretches are an endangered species

PJ Swenson of Sharkspage takes a look at the decline of NHL coverage in mainstream newspapers, and comes to the conclusion that rather than being a verdict on the state of the game, it’s more a consequence of the overall meltdown in the broader print newspaper business.

Both shoes have dropped on the newspaper business, and staffs have been slashed as managment [sic] tries to stem the financial bloodletting…

Interactive maps detail over 13,748 newspaper jobs lost year to date in 2008, and over 2,185 newspaper jobs lost in 2007.

Read on for all the details…

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