From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
The future of journalism is not the business of government or government regulators, except to not interfere with the free flow of information from all sources. It's not the government's role to train journalists, to pay them or in any way to influence them. Their role is to keep us informed about what government is doing. The news media, i.e. newspapers, magazines, network TV and much of cable TV, with a few exceptions, is already biased in favor of the progressive government view now. The information of the web is far less biased in favor of the government and at least lends some balance. For the FCC to interfere in any way with journalism no matter where it is expressed is unwarranted and detrimental to our nation.