By Alexander Heller

I know I shouldn’t start the new year all stressed out about the future, but the recent Huffington Post and BuzzFeed layoffs have gotten me worried about a career that’s looking to become smaller and scarcer in regards to its workforce and job opportunities. The ever changing landscape of “new media” (web based news outlets) has called into question the notion that simply being a reporter is still the viable way of getting a job in media and keeping it. 

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