Newspapers Totally Deserve a Bailout Because They're Important and Stuff And We Might Be Next

by Benjamin Domenech on 12:34 am March 21, 2009

In arguing for taxpayer bailout of dying newspapers, it takes The Nation a page and a half to get to the point where they say: “We can do exactly that – but only if we recognize and embrace the necessity of government intervention.” Media that doesn’t survive on readership and ads isn’t media, it’s tenure.

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