From Bruce W. Sanford and Bruce D. Brown, a post that (not surprisingly) comes from a newspaper:
It is unrealistic to demand new business models from the press without giving it the legal tools to succeed
Wait…what? No one is “demanding” anything of newspapers. It basically comes down to this–if you want to survive, find a business model that works in the free market. If you can’t do that, you will die.
The only thing I’d demand is that they not use taxpayer dollars or legislative mechanics to get special treatment.