Rich media, poor democracy

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Summary

  • Demonstrates how journalism has been compromised by the corporate bosses of conglomerates such as Disney, Viacom and AOL Time Warner to produce a system of news that is high on sensationalism and low on information. They suggest that unless citizen activisim can reclaim the commons, this new corporate system will be characterized by a rich media and an ever impoverished poor democracy.

Notes

  • VHS.

Contents

  • Part one: Media ownership -- Part two: Journalism & democracy
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