From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
The FTC needs to remain HANDS OFF in attempting to push a legislative agenda to change journalism in the United States. Journalistic speech must remain totally independent of ALL content control. NO FAIRNESS DOCTRINE implementation is acceptable in the United States. The use of a fedeal agency to silence opposition to a corrupt executive branch of government is a breach of power. The only thing that needs re-invented is checks and balances on the federal government - not the independent media who report on it to the public.