Old School meets New School
As the sign above the doorway to the Capitol newsroom shows, the Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents' Association was founded when newspapers were the only medium in which the public could stay informed of the day's events. Since then, the world has witnessed the invention of radio, television, video, internet and mobile phones. All of those tools are used by today's journalists who cover your state Capitol as well as local and county governments across the Keystone State.
Each passing year there are fewer us doing this job in Pennsylvania. The news industry, particularly periodicals and magazines, was the second fastest declining occupation in Pennsylvania in 2017, according to the state Department of Labor. Only the mining industry shed more jobs in recent years.
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