Ed Driscoll

All The President's Newsmen

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With the proliferation of news on the Internet, Americans aren’t supporting their local newspapers. Circulation and ad revenues are way down, while web readership—where the news is likely to be free and up-to-the-minute—is way up. Technology has changed the game. But for those who see a connection between American democracy and the demise of the newspaper industry, it’s time to get the government involved to save the news business.

Related: “Why are the newspapers dying? Because they damned well deserve to.”