Up to 60 000 mass media workers may lose job due to crisis in Russia

Date: 15:08, 06-02-2015.

Almaty. February 6. KazTAG - Up to 60 000 mass media workers may lose job in Russia due to crisis, reports "Izvestiya" newspaper.
"The Ministry of communication officially forecasts 15-20% redundancy in mass media. The data were presented by Olga Golodets, representative of Communication Ministry to the Prime Minister at the session of working group on monitoring of labour market. Today about 300 000 people are working in mass media sources, up to 60 000 of them may lose their job," reads the publication.
"Media branch is one of the most vulnerable zones of Russian economy, dependant on negative dynamics of foreign currency rate circulation, including in connection with high share of importers among advertisers," reads the message.

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