(April 2014) Six corporations control 90% of what Americans read, watch, and listen to: Comcast, News-corp, Disney, Viacom, Time Warner, and CBS. Media companies don’t want to offend their corporate sponsors or government by reporting misbehavior or unwelcome news. One result is that the public doesn¹t understand the seriousness of climate change, wealth inequality, or government corruption. For independent news, citizens can subscribe for free to www.commondreams.org and/or www.truthout.org.
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September 25, 2015