From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age? #544505-04113

Submission Number:
544505-04113
Commenter:
Mark Normand
State:
Massachusetts
Initiative Name:
From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
To whom it may concern: I am appalled by the FTC plan that's part of “an extensive attempt by the Obama Administration to seize control of the press,” including: The creation of a journalism division of AmeriCorps -- forcing taxpayers to pay the Obama Administration to train up the next generation of liberal journalists! A direct journalism bailout fund to “help pay the salary of every journalist.” This means every American would be forced to fund the liberal media! This is in direct conflict of "THE FIRST AMENDMENT", whereas "NO LAW SHALL PROHIBIT THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH, OR THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS!" This is a despicable outrage, amounting to nothing more than silencing FREE SPEECH AND FREEDOM OF THE PRESS, BY DE-AMERICANIZING AMERICA AND HER FOUNDING PRINCIPLES! I am sickened and disgusted by this despicable attack on FREEDOM OF THE PRESS IN A FREE SOCIETY AND REPUBLIC! http://www.businessandmedia.org/commentary/2010/20100602150523.aspx