Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - The Progress & Freedom Foundation Blog

PFF TechCast #1: Proposals to Have Government "Save Media"

PFF recently started a new "TechCast" podcast series and the topic for one of our first episodes was about the new series of essays that we have coming out about "The Wrong Way to Reinvent Media." In this series, we're examining proposals that would have the government play a greater role in sustaining struggling media enterprises, "saving journalism," or promoting more "public interest" content. We're concerned about the prospect of central planning for media or a "public option" for the press.

Berin Szoka and I recently sat down with PFF's press director Mike Wendy to chat about our concerns in this brief 5-minute podast:

MP3 file: PFF TechCast #1 - Overview of Wrong Way to Reinvent Media Series (3-28-2010)

posted by Adam Thierer @ 3:35 PM | Mass Media , Media Regulation , PFF Podcasts , The News Frontier