From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
What part of the First Amendment do you not understand? “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press." Journalism is a deliverable product and if your product doesn't sell, you close the business. I'm sure that Fox News is not having any trouble financing their news because they deliver a good product. How about cutting NPR totally loose from any government support and let them stand on their own? If there is a demand for their content, then advertisers will step forward to fund them. If not, then so be it. I am totally against this proposal for government funding and control of the media, and will vote accordingly in November.