The
global economic crisis has spurred discussion about how to keep the presses
rolling. A recent Columbia Journalism Review article asks: Should
government help
? When Denver’s Andrew Hudson used his online job-posting
site as a forum to float a newspaper
tax
to save the Rocky Mountain News, the ensuing discussion
was surprisingly supportive. “You’d have a better chance convincing taxpayers
to buy the Denver Broncos than the city’s newspaper,” countered fellow Denver
blogger Steven
Silvers
.
What about subsidized, endowed, or non-profit newspapers? This new post in J-Source’s Town Hall awaits your comments.

The
global economic crisis has spurred discussion about how to keep the presses
rolling. A recent Columbia Journalism Review article asks: Should
government help
? When Denver’s Andrew Hudson used his online job-posting
site as a forum to float a newspaper
tax
to save the Rocky Mountain News, the ensuing discussion
was surprisingly supportive. “You’d have a better chance convincing taxpayers
to buy the Denver Broncos than the city’s newspaper,” countered fellow Denver
blogger Steven
Silvers
.
What about subsidized, endowed, or non-profit newspapers? This new post in J-Source’s Town Hall awaits your comments.

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Patricia W. Elliott is a magazine journalist and assistant professor at the School of Journalism, University of Regina. You can visit her at patriciaelliott.ca.