From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
The question should be "Is paper jouralism necessary?". Certainly, there may be a limited need for information on paper but the paperless age was forecast years ago and it is coming whether we like it or not. So, do not mess with the internet or electronic networks that can feed information to our society quickly. The government should be promoting the FREE exchange of ideas and information not inhibiting that flow.