Yes newsrooms are shrinking — but journalism is growing

In his GIGAOM blog Matthew Ingram says that we should be careful not to conflate the issue of declining staff levels in traditional newsrooms with the health of journalism overall. Just because thousands of people are no longer employed as full-time reporters or editors by a select number of mainstream news publications doesn’t mean journalism itself isn’t alive and well — and even growing.

For the full blog read GIGAOM