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-- little fired up today because the Coke Brothers.
And Tribune Co.
what are your thoughts.
There well first full disclosure -- Tribune media services which is owned by Tribune Co.
History in my syndicated column now without out of the way I always find it amusing now and any conservative talks about purchasing any media it's going to ruin the industry why they're going to bring in their biases they're going to impose their morality.
They might even be Republicans all over.
But of course -- many liberal biased the media it's fine because.
Anyone who seeks to trespass on their property.
I should be arrested and -- it.
I'm very amused and -- the Coen Brothers are perfectly entitled to do this happens and they are going to do they -- they're just talking about it.
But there's a column in USA today today.
-- on the business page and others which is really amusing I mean who tries to beat fair and balanced and even handed but clearly out of all of his rating -- the extent that they are.
-- -- on the territory and rightly and even constitutionally belongs to the left.
I'm saying this off for years trying to get.
Conservatives with with money -- body out of the media -- don't get a lot of response.
One of the problems of course as they go through this is they're going to have to do like everybody else does and a transition from print to digital very very quickly.
Because as everybody knows younger people just start reading newspapers anymore as we were slightly older continue to do.
Well of course the newspaper industry is hurting at this point and not a lot of our print journalist colleagues there.
Are desperately trying to hold on to their jobs and trying to figure out where things go so if there is a big investor interest in buying -- Tribune.
What's wrong with that.
Well -- -- -- all of course you're gonna monetize what you violence one of the great problems -- As we transition from print to digital everybody's trying to find out after -- Having given away for so many years on -- how to put up a pay wall.
How does sell advertising and away and it will produce the kind of income that will sustain those reporters and investigative journalist.
-- do you -- that those who currently on the media the newspapers especially needed to lottery sell themselves to the public especially younger people.
The only profession mentioned in the First Amendment is the press and the founders even though -- word frequently attacked -- -- -- very impressed they sought to protect.
Understood that are free president democracy -- hand in hand so we've got to have a strong media we're gonna have a strong and free press and in order to do that.
Well they've got to make money you gotta have that mean we're -- -- -- -- higher reporters investigative journalist.
To hold the government and the politicians accountable.
Cal Thomas fascinating you've given us some food for thought thank you very much sir -- all of us play thanks thank you.
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