Dear God, I hate being right. If you want to know where Internet regulation is going, then you need to read this article.
This quote alone should scare the bejeebers out of you:
“Only government can implement policies and subsidies to provide an institutional framework for
quality journalism,” he said.
“The news is not a commercial product. It is a public good, necessary for a self-governing society. Once we accept this, we can talk about the kind of media policies and subsidies we want,” McChesney once argued.