From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age? #544505-00570

Submission Number:
544505-00570
Commenter:
Tom Shea
State:
California
Initiative Name:
From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
FTC, * "Fairness Doctrine" - NO! * “Reinventing Journalism” - NO! * A “Drudge Tax” on news aggregators like The Drudge Report - NO! * A “journalism division” of AmeriCorps - NO! * A direct Journalism Bailout fund - NO! * A 5% tax on consumer electronics - NO! * Possible taxes on cell phones, television and radio that would all be part of a massive $35 billion “Citizenship Media Fund” - NO! Please refrain from "stomping" on tens of millions of US citizens 1st Amendment Rights. That is all. Tom Shea