(KurtNimmo) – Outrage is rising over a Michigan lawmaker’s plan to introduce a bill to license bloggers and internet-based journalists.
“State Sen. Bruce Patterson is introducing legislation that will regulate reporters much as the state regulates hairdressers, auto mechanics and plumbers. Patterson, who also practices constitutional law, says the general public is being overwhelmed by an increasing number of media outlets — traditional, online and citizen generated — and an even greater amount of misinformation,” Fox News reported on May 28. “Legitimate media sources are critically important to our government,” he said.
The establishment idea that “legitimate” media sources “are critically important to our government” is hardly a new idea. Continue reading