Academic/author Mark Deuze talks in his blog about the emerging "weightlessness" of the economy in the context of journalism challenges.
Meaning: We are moving from permanent employees producing a commodity in fixed places to one of a more fluid series of ideas floating across platforms from varying contributors and collaborators.
"Journalism is losing weight. Its weight is its workforce, and with that the remaining labor protections that still governed the profession. That is the real tragedy of the end of newspapers."