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The Consolidation of Media and Finance: Why the Media Are Lying to You

Here is the chart on media ownership: note the interlocking companies who own the five big media plus Google and Facebook— and why it matters. Media for the people!  Learn more about Rise Up Times and how to sustain People Supported News. Follow RiseUpTimes on Twitter RiseUpTimes @touchpeace No Peace! No Justice!  Please share this post. More

Peter Hart: Media Inflames Fears Instead of Informing Viewers

In this environment, one would hope journalism could serve to inform without inflaming the situation. By Peter Hart, www.fair.org  PopularResistance.org  November 25th, 2014    Every day brings news reports that tell us the city of Ferguson remains “on edge” or “tense” awaiting a grand jury decision about whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the killing More

Peter Hart: 'Debating' War, Corporate Media Style

 What debate? By Peter Hart  FAIR.org  September 4, 2014 As the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has expanded control over territory in Iraq and Syria, a growing chorus of politicians and pundits are demanding the Obama administration take more forceful military action. ISIS's gruesome beheadings of two American journalists have only increased those calls, leading some to More

Peter Hart: ‘Debating’ War, Corporate Media Style

 What debate? By Peter Hart  FAIR.org  September 4, 2014 As the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has expanded control over territory in Iraq and Syria, a growing chorus of politicians and pundits are demanding the Obama administration take more forceful military action. ISIS's gruesome beheadings of two American journalists have only increased those calls, leading some to More

Larry Butler> The Myth of Liberal Media Bias

"...while corporate media does indeed have a conservative slant, they also have an interest in convincing you that their reporting is neutral." By Larry Butler (about the author)   Op Eds 4/28/2013 opednews.com Good Press Conference by www.mcmurraymusings.com     "Liberal media bias" is one of those axiomatic slanders that is self-evident among conservative believers.   Seldom do progressives respond in any way more meaningful than More

Larry Butler> The Myth of Liberal Media Bias

"...while corporate media does indeed have a conservative slant, they also have an interest in convincing you that their reporting is neutral." By Larry Butler (about the author)   Op Eds 4/28/2013 opednews.com Good Press Conference by www.mcmurraymusings.com     "Liberal media bias" is one of those axiomatic slanders that is self-evident among conservative believers.   Seldom do progressives respond in any way more meaningful than More

Media Consolidation> The Illusion of Choice

Media Consolidation: The Illusion of Choice (Infographic) Posted on November 22, 2011 by Jason (Frugal Dad) As a dad (and blogger) I’m concerned with the integrity of the news and entertainment my family and I consume every day. Who really produces, owns and airs the shows my kids are glued to every evening and which More

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