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QUICK SHOW OF HANDS: Hold On Until It Gets Better, or Adjust to the New Normal?

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What do you think, local newsers?  Is all this firing and cost-cutting just a way to keep companies afloat until the car dealers start spending again, and then we can travel, have our two-person crews and maybe even pay the photogs overtime once in a while?  Or, is it something bigger?  Is the economy merely accelerating a change that was already happening:  that the financial model that fueled local TV has changed, and local TV news will need to do what it's doing now, and maybe a lot more, to find a new way to make profit, and stay relevant?[polldaddy poll=1379329]