Tag Archives: Media Consolidation

Supreme Court Crushes Media Diversity in Ruling on Lawsuit Accusing Comcast of Racial Discrimination

“What this story is about is, it’s basically — it’s about a series of black entertainment moguls who started media networks or television shows.”

The Real Problem With Sinclair by John Nichols

“Our democracy functions best when we have a strong, diverse, and independent local journalism.”

The FCC is having a terrible month, and consumers will pay the price

If you are a supporter of fast, fair, open, and affordable networks, November will be a bad month. And December will be, too. So, keep calling your representatives and senators and tell them that you oppose pretty much everything this FCC is doing.

Trump’s Allies Are Taking Over the Media and Creating Their Own Reality

Is anybody paying attention?   

Moyers & Co: Twenty Years of Media Consolidation Has Not Been Good For Our Democracy

“Super PACs may be bad for America, but they’re very good for CBS”…. This catch-22 is indeed one of the great difficulties about fighting for a vibrant media and a healthy democracy. But it is a challenge advocates of free media must embrace. Supporting independent media is one important way to help bring light to issues the corporate media ignores.

Top Censored Stories of 2015

Mass bee die-offs, the dizzying wealth of the world’s 1%, U.S. military expansion — the corporate media might not be talking about it, but Project Censored’s Mickey Huff doesn’t shy away from discussing these topics with Mnar Muhawesh on “Behind the Headline.”

▶ Standing up to Character Assassination

  Published on Mar 30, 2014 TRNN Hosts a discussion on the film ‘Shadows of Liberty’    The News Media: Censorship, Coverups and Corporate Control – Panel moderated by Paul Jay featuring film director JP Tremblay and journalists Kristina Borjesson and Glen Ford. watch full episode http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?o…  TheRealNews Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check […]

More Diversity, Less Consolidation: How to Change the Media

Change the Media, Change the World Panel description (full panel below): Full panel video: Published on Apr 11, 2013  videofreepress· Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page and click on the item of interest to view. WAMMToday is also on […]

Polly Mann> Synchronized News, Limited Views

Synchronized News, Limited Views By Polly Mann  WAMM Newsletter They remind me of the little football figures lined up on the pinball machines––the individual companies that make up the corporate media––identical characters with synchronized movements. That’s the way they’re constructed. The lead article in the October issue of Extra!, the monthly magazine of Fairness and […]

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 […]