AP Study: Web Video a Victim of Newspapers’ Cost-Cutting

According to a study of 100 U.S. newspapers by The Associated Press, many are cutting their use of Web video and laying off video journalists due to cost-cutting measures. AP director of U.S. broadcast news Kevin Roach discussed the results with Beet.TV, saying newspapers should seize the opportunities presented by social media and mobile devices, including tablets, and keep video in their editorial mix.

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