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David Carr calls the idea that good watchdog media can be funded by the government "frankly preposterous."
Our media watchdogs require close watching. It's been an article of faith for Nation editors and readers since the founding of the magazine. I'm excited to join this tradition, and take it to new terrain at Media Fix, The Nation's first blog devoted to highlighting the best and worst of current media.
John Nichols addresses the question of whether we are living in an era of nitwits. He answers with a definite "No."
The Nation is adding an essential new voice to TheNation.com--Greg Mitchell, former editor of Editor & Publisher. Mitchell will be blogging as writer and editor of the new "Media Fix" blog, a snapshot of the best and worst each day in media and journalism.
Nonpartisan think tanks are supporting journalism--but who's supporting the think tanks?
Nation writers Robert McChesney and John Nichols support
government subsidies to sustain journalism in the future.
When the accusation (anti-Semitism) says more about the accuser (The New Republic) than the accused (Andrew Sullivan).
Authors of The Death and Life of American Journalism propose the government grant subsidies to ensure that democracy and a thriving press survive.
John Nichols and Bob McChesney explain why the government should provide subsidies for media outlets.
What does the future of journalism look like? What's next for media? The Nation asks a range of journalists and media makers to tell us what they predict.
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