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.

https://politi.co/2lXbh5y

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.