U.S. Senator Benjamin Cardin of Maryland introduced a bill in March that he heralded as a way of saving newspapers, but something about it doesn't sit right with us.
Seems like not a week goes by that Americans don't hear about this or that big daily going down. The latest was the threat by The New York Times company to shut down The Boston Globe after the company failed to get the labor concessions it wanted. Papers in Baltimore, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Denver and other cities have either folded or filed for bankruptcy.