Sunday, August 1, 2010

PJM: Columbia U.’s Bollinger Oblivious on MSM Bailout

Columbia U.’s Bollinger Oblivious on MSM Bailout


Columbia University’s President Lee Bollinger wrote an op-ed
in the Wall Street Journal advocating government subsidies of
the MSM. Bollinger points out, correctly, that revenues of print
newspapers and the broadcast media are declining rapidly. The MSM are
indeed being bankrupted by new media and internet advertising. He argues
(naturally, since he is writing his op-ed for a print newspaper) that
this is a bad thing — depriving the American people of the knowledge
they require to be good citizens.
I say the professor is wrong wrong wrong.  Fortunately so does Frank J. Tipler in this article.

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