From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
This sounds like another excuse to spend my hard earned money. This borders on defying the constitution in regards to freedom of speech. While it is noble to worry about the future of journalism as it exists today, nothing lasts forever. If the American public wishes to receive it's news from the internet or other sources, throwing government money at this cause would not change this senario. Look before you leap! The good journalists will go with the flow and survive in this new age. Ss everyone is as hungry as ever for the news. The government needs to exercise less influence, not more.