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Media Industry In A Free Fall

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Media Industry In A Free Fall

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Media Industry In A Free Fall

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Traditional media outlets were struggling before the financial crisis hit, as the Internet transformed the way we get information, and cut deeply into print, television, and even radio revenue. Now, we're in free fall.

This year alone, an estimated 15,000 people lost their jobs at newspapers. Many black journalists have been cut out of the newsroom.

How is diversity being hit in the lean times? To find out, Farai Chideya speaks with Barbara Ciara, President of the National Association of Black Journalists.