From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
The proposed FTC journalism bailout and consequent taxes is not in harmony with the spirit of the constitution nor is it practical in this present slump in the economy. The term FREE PRESS would be rendered meaningless. Ever since the days of Nazi propaganda and later the Soviet Pravda, American citizens do not appreciate the over reaching power of government coming between the people and the truth. In this county it is well to remember that the government, including the FTC gets authority by and from the people and not the other way around!!