From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
Being able to get our news from several sources helps us form our own opinions in those subjects which are important to us. The pen is still mightier than the sword, provided we are able to get all the news and all the various opinions. It is part of what has made this country great and the citizens wise. The idea that we should support those in the media who have lost the respect of their readers or listeners is to prop up failure. We have done too much of this. We want each organization to be free to suceed or to fail.