posted on Aug, 12 2012 @ 12:14 PM
Before this thread gets harsh, I want to offer my take. I think that the government, any government for that matter, should be funding things which
serve the common good of everyone as well as public services which cannot be profitable in the private sector without causing great harm to the common
I have always been against government funding the media in any way shape or form. That leads to state funded propaganda. If the state wants to release
propaganda then they should do it without the help of any `state news` agency to rely on. The only type of government funded media I am willing to
support is public TV networks in which the common people operate it. Kind of like what they have in the US with PBS. I have seen local people all
across America get their own show, do all the production work, and put together something of decent, or better quality then what the big media
companies can produce.
As far as government not funding something which could divide the voting public. Well, political parties do that all the time and government funds
them. So, how about ending all government funding for political parties.