Newsosaur Alan Mutter: How About a Tax on iDevice Hype?

By: Alan D. Mutter

In his latest Reflections of a Newsosaur, Alan D. Mutter says it’s “staggering to see how much scarce reporting talent and newshole goes into pimping iProducts in the nation’s press.” Maybe the FTC, looking at various ways of funding the “future of journalism,” should look into allowing publishers to charge Apple chief Steve Jobs a nickel a word for promoting his every iGizmo.

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