Jeff Jarvis is a whack-a-do, but he does have his finger on the fading pulse of newspapers. In this blog post (link above), he takes on a couple of Big Media dinosaurs and their insistence that Big Government officially subsidize jurassic journalism:
Just because newspapers put themselves at risk, it does not follow that journalism is at risk. Newspapers no longer own journalism. As too often happens in this discussion, they focus only on the revenue side of the business ledger of news – advertising falling from monopolistic heights – and not on the cost side and the efficiency new technology – and thus collaboration – that technology allows.
And I'll probably use those pic on my other blog - Marginalizing Hackers!