Shrinking employment field
Some figures on copy editors from the 2005 newsroom census from ASNE:
- Newsrooms lost nearly 1,000 reporters, nearly 600 editors, nearly 300 photographers and artists and just over 400 copy editors from 2001 to 2005.
- Men make up 65.2 percent of all supervisors. They are also 58.8 percent of all copy editors, 60.1 percent of reporters and 72.6 percent of photographers.