Nation Topics - Corporate Media and Consolidation
News and Features
It's absurd for the New York Times to cast him as a tool of corporate media, when he's been in the forefront of trying to rein it in.
If FCC chairman Kevin Martin prevails, Americans will be stuck with one-size-fits-all media and a downsized democracy.
Google's bid to acquire DoubleClick will make it the most powerful player in interactive marketing on the planet. But it poses threats to our privacy, politics and democratic aspirations for the Internet.
Will Rupert Murdoch's play to own and operate the Wall Street Journal have a silver lining for liberals?
If the Washington Post is a key player in American politics, why
does its editorial page consistently miss the point?
The Philadelphia Inquirer is planning to run an editorial column
sponsored by Citizens Bank. What's next--the Phillip Morris
column on health issues?
Progressives need to take on Fox News's ugly propaganda.
The jury selection for the trial of a Canadian press baron accused of looting shareholder earnings reveals popular discontent with the corporate elite.
No matter what you think of The New Republic's politics, the public sphere will suffer if the magazine becomes homogenized by its new corporate owner.
The New York Times's credulous reporting of flimsy "evidence" regarding Iranian weapons in Iraq is enabling Bush's anti-Iran propaganda drive.