Comments on: Moody’s reads newspapers http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2008/11/24/moodys-reads-newspapers/ Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Nic Fulton http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2008/11/24/moodys-reads-newspapers/#comment-353950 Mon, 24 Nov 2008 17:33:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=13128#comment-353950 If you look as newspapers (and journalism) as a requirement for a functioning democracy, there’s an argument (perhaps weak) they should be bailed-out like the banks. A real meltdown in journalism (TV, web, papers) would enable government to screw the voters without worrying about being discovered. Of course the bail-out would end up making the US look a lot like Europe with much more state-funded media.

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