Intervention http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/5881/all en The Great Newspaper Bailout http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's a maxim of journalism that newspapers are supposed to '<em>comfort the afflicted and afflict</em><em> </em>the comfortable<em>.</em>' Yet there are few industries more afflicted by problems than the news business, and some journalists and their supporters on the left are flexing political muscle to find more than a little comfort.</p> <br /> <p>And they certainly do need comfort. Nearly everywhere they turn, the news is bad.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2008 2009 american angeles antitrust april asked assistance Bailout BBC big bill billion billions broadband broadcasting business called CEO commission communities congress congressional continue control create daily direct dollars editor executive FCC federal financial foundation free fund funded funding future government group hearing idea including increase industry information institute Intervention involved involvement issue john journalism Journalists law left liberal los made major make model money nation national nations news newspaper newspapers NPR obama online organizations outlets PBS people percent piece post postal president Press print problems profit public publisher publishers recent remain report Review seeking society sort state subsidies subsidy support tax testimony told top urged washington wrote year years Wed, 04 Nov 2009 21:23:00 +0000 admin 30576 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Fights the Free Market Argument http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-fights-free-market-argument <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-oreilly">Lauren O&#039;Reilly</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Free market solutions have become a radical suggestion in today’s trend of bloated government intervention. </p> <br /> <p >     Daniel Mitchell, senior fellow at The Cato Institute and a member of the Business & Media Insitute’s Board of Advisors, discovered this when he appeared on “Your $$$$$.” Mitchell inadvertently sparked controversy Nov. 23 by commenting that “too much taxes, too much spending, and too much regulation” are the problem. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnn-fights-free-market-argument" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Intervention mitchell region Tue, 25 Nov 2008 16:57:54 +0000 admin 25744 at http://www.mrc.org Avoiding Atrocity: Times Leaves off Dragging of Troops in Somalia http://www.mrc.org/articles/avoiding-atrocity-times-leaves-dragging-troops-somalia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Whyever would the U.S. have &quot;turned its back on Somalia&quot; in 1993? Jeffrey Gettleman leaves off one reason: The dragging of U.S. soldiers through the streets. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Jeffrey Gettleman tried to swing attention from the suffering in Darfur to a more familiar African hell-hole in Tuesday's front-page story, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/20/world/africa/20somalia.html?pagewanted="all" " target="_self">As Somali </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/20/world/africa/20somalia.html?pagewanted="all" ">Crisis Swells, Experts See A Void In Aid</a>."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/avoiding-atrocity-times-leaves-dragging-troops-somalia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Africa Gaffes Intervention IraqWar JeffreyGettleman NewYorkTimes NYTimes Somalia TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Tue, 20 Nov 2007 18:05:00 +0000 admin 5876 at http://www.mrc.org