The FTC is from the government and it’s here to help:
Media executives taking part are looking for a new business model for an industry that is watching traditional advertising revenue dry up, without online revenue growing quickly enough to replace it. Government officials want to protect a critical pillar of democracy—a free press.
Here’s a tip, for you bigshot media executives: If you suck on the federal teat, you’re not free. By definition, you’ll have become dependents. You might be favored dependents, granted some privileges, but that’s it.