Skip to comments.NBC News Digital, NY Times and WashPost’s Union Votes to Request 'Public Financing for Journalism’
Posted on 05/04/2020 3:30:32 PM PDT by JV3MRC
One of the premier national unions for liberal outlets such as NBC News Digital, The Washington Post and The New York Times actually voted to request the government finance the news industry with taxpayer dollars. Surprisingly, it was The Times that released the story Sunday May 3. The article noted how the president of the most prominent journalists union in the country, the NewsGuild, crossed a line that once seemed unimaginable: He asked the government for money. Then came the kicker: The guilds leaders voted to request public financing for journalism. NewsGuild President Jon Schleuss said that One thing we can't remain objective about is our own demise."
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Cool self-promotion, dude.
Republicans would vote for it, I betcha.
This is like conspirators asking for knives from the Caesar regime.
Mr. President, allow me the honor of filling up your veto pen ink reservoir.
Tar and feathers!
Republicans already fully fund the Democrats at NPR.
So that the hosts of the mindless morning news shows can continue to make more for one month’s worth of salary than many in North America do in five years?
Speaking of communists . . .
Just as long as you people will submit to background checks and permitting requirements that are at least equal to those which are required for a Class III Federal Firearms permit. There will be no relaxed standards, either.
Well, there goes that freedom of the press thingy
Nope. And Newsbusters no longer has Disqus.
Ha ha ha ha ha
This would be like public financing for the DNC.
Problem is that none of those tabloids are ‘journalism’. Lots of gall asking for taxpayer prop up when most won’t pay for a print copy or paywall for their drivel.
Just look at you promoting your own material!
You’re manic about it. Have you a crack habit to support?
The people who want the lockdown to last as long as possible want bailouts? F that. The Post needs to talk to Bezos about the money...he (Amazon) is making out like a bandit during this time.
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