Thu
Aug 31 2017
07:39 am

Hold the line against media oligopolies

When Ben Bagdikian wrote "The Media Monopoly" in 1983, he was aghast that the holdings of only 50 companies accounted for more than half of U.S. mass media. Today it takes only six transnational mega-corporations to account for ownership of the vast majority of our mass media.

That’s why we must stop the sleazy machinations underway in Congress, the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission.

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