E&P: Fewer people find jobs through newspapers

In the department of you knew this was coming, Editor & Publisher reports that the Internet is eroding local papers as the principal source for job listings. E&P references a study by CareerXroads.com that reportedly involved 41 companies and more than 250,000 hires.
E&P says ” Respondents to the survey aid 31.8% of jobs were filled from the Internet, which was up nearly five percentage points from 2002. Employee referrals accounted for 28.5%.Newspapers, on the other hand, accounted for just 3.8% of new job hires, down from 4.8% the previous year.”