I’ve been a journalist my entire adult life, but until I went halfway across the world, it didn’t really sink in that information is a basic right—as vital as food, water, and a roof.
Wrong. There is only one human right, the individual right's to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Freedom is our only human right. Period. Healthcare is not a human right; neither is internet access.
Obama is directing millions of tax dollars so that people of his home towns and other wonderful Islamic places get the "news that they need." Which news? Whose news?
Meanwhile, he'd like to shut all of us down. (hat tip Urban Infidel)
Folks without Internet need news access too Columbia School of Journalism
US media outlets’ digital push fails the poorest residents
More than $140 million dollars were spent by the US government in 2010 to make sure Pakistanis, Kenyans, Indonesians, and others, got relevant, targeted news and information, according to a report published by the Center for International Media Assistance.