Nation Topics - Corporate Media and Consolidation
News and Features
As the online behemoth strengthens its monopoly over the marketplace, publishers, like bookstores, are in a fight for survival.
The commissioners are considering rules that would allow telecom giants to control it with “pay to play” schemes.
What happens when the media depends on corporations to survive?
If it’s not blocked, a single corporation will be able to dictate digital communications and media content for decades to come.
It’s time to get back to our roots—the grassroots—to fight for reform of an increasingly monopolistic and manipulative media.
As the old journalism dies, what does the Bezos era portend?
Public interest organizations say deregulating phone service providers will hurt communities of color, but major civil rights groups are still in favor.
Media observers horrified at the thought of a Koch takeover of the Tribune Company are more sanguine about Murdoch. What are they thinking?
His next appointee for FCC chair could determine whether robber barons consolidate their domination of the public discourse.
In her book Captive Audience, Susan Crawford shows how media giants exert a stranglehold over consumers and government.
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