We all know the newspaper industry has been hit long before the economic downturn of 2009. As a magazine designer for a newspaper company, I was curious as to how the industry is doing as a whole: What parts of the industry have the most growth? Where are the jobs? Is employment falling? How do books, magazines and newspapers compare with "new media"?
Here's some stats showing a few of the more interesting sectors packaged with some editoral illustration. Make sure you check out the references for links to more numbers coming out of the industry.