From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
The FTC has no place in the distribution marketplace of ideas. Using taxpayer money for government "support" of news organs is nothing less than a thinly veiled attempt to assert more government control over the people and to shut out conservative views. I for one am not fooled. And where pray tell is the government going to get the money to support the newly non-private news organs? Well they're going to borrow it of course. The people of the U.S. have had enough government intervention to last a lifetime or two. You should be ashamed as Americans to even suggest this idea. But I would guess you are not.