You know there's a serious challenge inside an industry when its principal association cannot muster sufficient support to hold an annual conference in the hottest market for its product.
The World Association of Newspapers and World Editors Forum was intending to hold the annual conference in India from March 22 to 25. At the very best it intends to postpone the conference until November.
This ought not to be surprising. Conference travel is cut at the outset of any budget challenge. But the nature of this conference --- and its title, Doing More With Less --- is a little visibly painful.