Canadian Publishing Industry News
26 November 2021,     TORONTO
J-Source confirms 1,281 jobs lost due to COVID-19
J-Source has updated its COVID-19 impact on Canadian media. According to the latest numbers, 53 media outlets have closed permanently since March 2020, while 16 have re-opened after temporarily closing.

            Fifty-one outlets have cancelled some or all print editions, though no data is available on the number of publications that are resuming printing. In other data, 183 outlets have reported layoffs or job losses, and more 3,023 editorial and non-editorial jobs have been cut permanently or temporarily. J-Source has confirmed that 1,281 job losses are permanent.

            All results are available on a tracking map, the eighth iteration since the pandemic began. Check it out here.


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