- It won't be easy, he notes, because at many newspapers seniority plays a role in deciding who is let go. For those just starting out, LaCuesta suggests they do a serious self-assessment to see if they truly have the passion for the job. If they do, he believes minority journalists will be able to find work.
"The jobs are still there. We're going through a readjustment and a shakeout. Maybe I'm whistling past the graveyard, but I don't believe newspapers and broadcast are going to die."