Ask yourself “Where is this news coming from and what slant it has?”

One of the most controversial titles was Title 3, which allowed for media cross-ownership. According to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the goal of the law was to “let anyone enter any communications business — to let any communications business compete in any market against any other.”

“The Telecommunications Act of 1996…enabled the handful of corporations dominating the airwaves to expand their power further. Mergers enabled tighter control of information…

Howard Zinn

The Latin American writer Eduardo Galeano commented…”Never have so many been held incommunicado by so few.”

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“Broadcasters make billions in profits while using the public airwaves for free. In return, they are supposed to provide programming that fulfills community needs. Instead, lobbyists have successfully fought to make it easier for broadcast companies to gobble up even more free airspace while doing less to serve the public.”

Who Owns the Media?

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