Nonprofit Newspapers Might Not Be a Bad Idea after all


A Maryland Senator proposes to let newspapers go non-profit to keep local businesses (and the very fabric of old-school journalism) alive. The only thing they wouldn’t be able to do is endorse one political candidate over another, which is not as big of a loss as losing the news font altogether. They would still be able to dig up, and dish out, the dirt on either side; which, in reality, is the chief and most important function of the free press.

So what if they can’t tell you how to vote, they can still vehemently point you in the right direction…

(March 24 on SFGATE via Slashdot)


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