BY ERIN REID AND FARNAZ GHAEDIPOUR From J Source
Nearly all study participants had been laid off — in most cases, multiple times
Journalism is a notoriously precarious profession. Downsizing and layoffs are almost routine, and many journalists find themselves bouncing between news organizations and periods of freelance work during their careers. Yet journalism is not the only precarious profession — for decades, scholars have been documenting the increasing precarity of employment.