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Created by Sour Piseth March 28, 2012 - Category: Arts & Culture - Tags: #News 
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Journalism is a public good. As a society, we all beneft from quality news and information. But like many public
goods, journalism has always been heavily subsidized. The subsidy model that prevailed for the past century —
advertising-supported journalism — appears to be dying. If current trends continue, America could soon embark on an
unprecedented social experiment by becoming the frst advanced democracy to leave wide sectors of society and entire
geographic regions without a fully functional, professional press. We are venturing into uncharted territory.

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