I believe “The Wire” was one of the best television series’ ever made, so I was greatly disappointed to learn the substance of David Simon’s recent testimony to the Senate about the future of journalism. Not only did he self-righteously mock citizen journalists and deem bloggers and news aggregators “parasites,” he ended his presentation with the suggestion that Congress relax antitrust rules to allow newspapers to create an industry-wide, subscriber database. Sigh. Read more about David Simon Goes to Washington
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