THE MEDIA MONOPOLY: Why Mainstream Media Represents the View of Billionaires … Instead of Average Americans

RIELPOLITIK

Source – washingtonsblog.com

“…Noam Chomsky points out that big status quo-loving corporations own the media, cater to other big status quo-loving advertisers, and filter out stories which question the status quoExtreme media consolidation has made the problem worse than ever before”:

Why Mainstream Media Represents the View of Billionaires … Instead of Average Americans

We noted yesterday that the Washington Post is owned by one of the world’s richest guys, worth $72.8 billion  … and who may soon become THE world’s richest.

And you probably won’t hear it from the New York Times, but the largest shareholder of the Times  is the sixth wealthiest guy … worth $54.5 billion.   He used to be THE richest person, but he’s slipped a little in the rankings.

It’s not just the Post and the Times …

Forbes reported last year:

Billionaires have long exerted influence on the news simply by…

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