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 activism can reclaim the commons, this new corporate system will be characterized by a rich media and an ever impoverished poor democracy.
pt. 1. Media ownership -- pt. 2. Journalism & democracy
pt. 1. Media ownership. Who is Sumner Redstone & why should we care? ; Who gave the airways away? ; Welcome to the revolution? -- pt. 2. Journalism & democracy. But what about the First Amendment? ; What happened to the news?
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