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Bernie's Daft Plan to Save Journalism

Aug 28, 2019 - Politico

Journalism needs a plan-a plan to save itself from the cockeyed plan to "save" the industry that Sen. Bernie Sanders uncorked earlier this week in the Columbia Journalism Review. The Sanders scheme would add layers of regulatory supervision to the news business, levy new taxes, subsidize news outlets he favors (nonprofits) and deter additional newspaper mergers. But the journalism business isn't the only target of Sanders' intervention. He also wants to block future mergers of entertainment comp...