Should Journalism be a 501(c)(3)? (click here to donate now!) AKA: WWCD (What Would Cronkite do?)
With newsroom economics in a tailspin and the foundations of fair and balanced journalism being questioned daily, 140 characters at a time, is it time we freed journalism of the need to make money? Would requiring non-profit status for news organizations help or hurt? If we do nothing what will become of news? Will anyone notice? Will anyone care?