The sad state of local TV

Last week’s purge at the CBS O&Os is just another reminder of how tough things are going on the local TV level, especially in the newsrooms. This article from the Baltimore Sun details how things are really going in the market’s local station community, where CBS’ WJZ-TV laid off four people last week and ABC affiliate WMAR-TV axed three employees.

Strange thing about it, the GM at market leader WBAL-TV (NBC) says television viewing is at record levels…