From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
Please do not burden new technology with keeping newspapers afloat. How many people even read newspapers anymore? The point is the journalism, not the medium of newspapers. Any government activity in this area should focus on realistic progress: figuring out ways to make real journalism more prevalent on the Internet. It should NOT focus on shaving profits off successful business models to keep a dying industry afloat for a few more years.