Regina Brown Wilson and Sandy Close
What could go wrong when politicians in Sacramento decide the future of journalism?Editorial: Don’t Let Politicians Decide the Future of Journalism – Why We Oppose SB 911
The California legislature could soon provide the answer. SB 911 — authored by Senator Steve Glazer – is the subject of a debate on how $25 million in state surplus funds should be distributed to local and ethnic journalism. If it is passed, we believe the bill would drive a stake in the heart of the independent ethnic media sector.