From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
What part of free speech do you not understand? Journalism in all its forms-print, TV, radio, internet, whatever should stand or fall on its own merits. The only regulation needed is to prevent monopolies (even one by the government!) and slander. If people want to buy newspapers, they will. If not, the newspapers will fail just like the carriage business did when cars came out. The people through the free enterprise capitalist system will regulate the internet. Keep your hands off!