Government Should Stay out of Media: Writing in Monday's Washington Post, former executive editor Len Downie and Columbia University Professor Michael Schudson offer a menu of options to save print journalism by creating mechanisms to bring "public sources of support" for news reporting.
Consumer Financial Protection Agency Misses Mark: This week, the House Financial Services Committee will continue work on the creation of a new federal agency: the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA). Ostensibly, the agency would attempt to protect consumers from risky financial products, ala the subprime and adjustable rate mortgages thought to have played a role in the continued credit crunch.
VIDEO: Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI) says that the economy is a much bigger problem than Health Care.
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