Big Media and the Economy

Shane Schiff Media consolidation is a term used to describe the process of fewer media corporations owning more and more of the media. Freepress.net, and other independent media sources oppose the ever-growing media monopoly. They feel that mass media is responsible for our media’s stagnation and for eliminating the voice the smaller companies. These large…

Don’t Believe Everything you Don’t Read: Censorship in America.

By Thomas Jackson The question of censorship, or more specifically, censorship of news and media has long been a subject of great debate. Many advocate for or defend the concept of keeping information from the masses for various reasons, some of which are logical. There is a constant code followed by most main forms of…

Bigger Is Stronger: The Effects of media Consolidation

Avi Shorer Throughout the past 30 odd years the vast majority of our media outlets have been bought by six major companies; News corp, Viacom, Comcast, Disney, Time Warner and CBS. Creators, employees and supporters of the media conglomerates say that this system is beneficial to everyone. They believe that unity between multiple separate media…

No News is Good News: An Investigation of Bias in the Media

Talia Rossi Who are you getting your news from and how do you know if it’s true? Well in this day and age it is likely that most of your news is coming from an asset of one of six major media corporations. News Corp, Disney, Viacom, Time Warner, CBS and Comcast own 90% of…

No News is Good News: An Investigation of Media Consolidation

Who are you getting your news from and how do you know if it’s true? Well in this day and age it is likely that most of your news is coming from an asset of one of six major media corporations. That is because News Corp, Disney, Viacom, Time Warner, CBS and Comcast own 90%…