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Shrinking sector: Employment continues to drop in Oklahoma's information industry

Director Kyle Roberts. right, talks to actors Rett Terrell, left, and Stephen Goodman during last year's filming of "The Grave" at PhotoArt Studios in Oklahoma City. Over the past 17 years, Oklahoma’s information industry continues to shrink. The sector includes careers in fields such as journalism, library management, book publishing, telecommunications and computer programming. [Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman]

Employment in Oklahoma's information industry sank to its lowest point since before 1990 this April, while U.S. employment in the industry grew slightly. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, state employment in the industry shrunk 6.3 percent in April. That continues Oklahoma's 17-year trend of shrinkage in the industry, which...
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