Alternative Media Cooperative
William Fisher, in the sixth chapter of his book Promises to Keep, proposes a government reward system as a copyright alternative.
"Terry Fisher who has been promoting and the related idea of an alternative media cooperative model. In Fisher's model, viewers (rather than the content creators) pay a media fee to view content and the collected revenues are redistributed to the creators in the cooperative." (http://www.futureofthebook.org/blog/archives/2006/07/_lulutv_pushing_the_boundaries.html)
See the related strategy of Lulu TV