From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
Do NOT try to regulate, or recreate Journalism at the expense of free speech and free enterprise. Journalists and Journalism should only be funded and controlled by the open businesses and free market in which they participate. There is NO WAY that journalists and journalism should be funded by tax dollars. What is this, a communist country all of a sudden? Look for ways to help the economy. Don't keep looking for ways to try and ensure you can flood the media with half truths in an attempt to get elected / re-elected!