Submitted by: People United For Responsible Government
Hmmm… It seems to me that the other reason for a newspaper having trouble is because they just aren’t very good. In some cases, they have completely abrogated their “watchdog” responsibility. Why would anyone support an outfit that has become a cheerleader for local government, ignoring corruption and wrongdoing?
When the local newspaper is more interested in attacking citizens rather than corrupt officials, there is something wrong.
The State of New Jersey Wants to Subsidize News. Uh-oh.
State-funded reporting won’t save journalism. It’s bound to make it worse.