From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
The federal government should not be attempting to re-invent journalism. Journalism has survived hundreds of years on its own. Just because current business models are being destroyed doesn't mean others won't fill the void. Journalism works best without government intervention. The only reason the federal government wants to re-invent journalism is because they want to mold it into a shape they are comfortible with.