Journals ranging from Time, The New Yorker, The Atlantic and The New Republic to the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times concur on the diagnosis: newspapers, as we have known them, are disintegrating and are possibly on the verge of extinction. (Source.)
Newspapers are increasingly filing bankruptcy. Why is there no clamour to bail them out? Can government do that? Perhaps the government would be better off if some of the free press went away?