From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age? #544505-05081

Submission Number:
544505-05081
Commenter:
 Vandewerken
State:
Texas
Initiative Name:
From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
My husband & I are against any attempt by the government to fund Journalism or journalistic media. The government must be kept separate & have no influence on journalism. Any action such as that would be against the 1st amendment. WE are against the "reinventing of Journalism" program with Americorp. The governnment has no business funding or attempting to regulate the content of the internet, radio, or any other journalistic media. We are against any regulations that require "localism", media ownership diversity, or to regulate content. Media should be based on the free market. Such regulation can stiffle freedom of speak. Any attempts to tax media programming, media services or electronics in order to fund such regulations is inappropriate. WE will be monitoring this issue closely.