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When Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band opened the opulent new Staples Center in LA on October 17, the Jersey Troubadour had a few choice words for those watching from the luxury skyboxes.

Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's factual findings in United States v. Microsoft, released November 5, spell the doom of Microsoft as we have known it.

New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has created enormous consternation and publicity in his attempts to censor an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.

This article is adapted from Robert W. McChesney's Rich Media, Poor Democracy (Illinois).
Three charts accompany this article: "Global Media Moguls," "Who Owns the Movies?" and "Who Owns the Music?"

If you combined the political roles of Republican front-runner George W.

Ten years ago, as Hungary was roiling with democratic protests, the country had two television channels, both controlled by the state.

The recent CBS-Viacom-bination--at $37 billion, the largest media deal ever--mirrored previous purchases, like Disney's acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC and Time Warner's taking of Turner Broadc

Armed militias had forced most journalists to flee from East Timor by September 7, the day then-President B.J. Habibie and General Wiranto of Indonesia declared martial law for the region.

In May 1989 a small group of radio and newspaper journalists and media activists from Belgrade took over a small room in Central Belgrade that the Central Committee of the Yugoslav Communist Part

Woe unto the denizens of the Washington press corps when the rest of the world discovers Bob Somerby's Web site, The Daily Howler (www.dailyhowler.com<

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Bank of America shares fell 3 percent on Tuesday after Julian Assange hinted that he had as much as 5 GB worth of their documents revealing some shady behavior.

December 1, 2010

The same people who believe in death panels now believe in skinny panels.

December 1, 2010

 Young Invincibles pushes back against the movement to roll back health care legislation.

December 1, 2010

Britain's students take to the streets, determined not to get fooled again.

December 1, 2010

 New food safety bill passes; New York hydrofracking moratorium; is Bank of America WikiLeaks's next target?

December 1, 2010

WIth the latest diplomatic cables dump from WikiLeaks sending waves throughout the political and media worlds, the organization's activities are raising questions such as, is releasing all this information gratuitous, even irresponsible? Or is it a valuable public service?

November 30, 2010

Up to three $100,000 prizes will honor young innovators, organizations advancing positive social change

November 30, 2010

Take a protest, toss in hundreds of police officers with riot shields, then block the protesters into an area of open space with no toilets, food or shelter, for hours. If anyone tries to leave, yell at them and hit them with sticks.

November 30, 2010

Reactions to Oregon teen bomber case; more WikiLeaks fallout; Iranian nuclear scientists attacked

November 30, 2010