From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
Freedom of speech means just that. It should not be taxed. Journalists should not be paid by the government; how then will they be unbiased? Diversity of ideas and ideals have made this country strong. Fairness Doctrine, my eye! What are you afraid of?...the truth? This plan is just another take-over of another of our liberties promised by the Founding Fathers. Remember them? Remember the Bill of Rights and the Constitution?! The idea of a Citizen Media Fund sounds like something right out of a George Orwell novel. Stop with the taxing and power-grabbing!!!!