Its been widely reported that the President of the US has the command authority to use a "kill switch" to disable internet, either totally or in part during a national emergency.
For years you have been getting shortwave radio shows via the web and not from the original source. A shortwave radio.
Cheap, solar powered, hand crank shortwave receivers are very much available and will be worth their weight in gold during an actually national emergency.
So during an emergency, when the kill switch has been activated, will you be one of the millions clicking away on the web only to find 404 errors?
Check ebay / craigslist for used ones.