newspaperbailout http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/18290/all en Left, Media Push to Seize the Press and Spend Billions of Dollars http://mrc.org/commentary/left-media-push-seize-press-and-spend-billions-dollars <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >The headline should read: “400,000 of U.S. aren’t reading this.” That’s the true story of the latest newspaper cataclysm as USA Today is about to report a loss of 398,000 readers in just one year.</p> <br /> <p >It’s only the la<st1:personname w:st="on">test</st1:personname> bad news headline for an industry that thrives on the bad news of others. The state of journalism is so bad now that it threatens both ordinary taxpayers and even the very concept of a free and independent press. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/left-media-push-seize-press-and-spend-billions-dollars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business newspaperbailout Wed, 14 Oct 2009 15:31:40 +0000 admin 29763 at http://mrc.org