Features related to media consolidation

  • May 1, 2015

    A growing sense of powerlessness in all aspects of our lives – as workers, consumers and voters – is convincing most people the system only works for those at the top. Continue reading

  • February 15, 2014

    When it comes to media, bigger is not better. Continue reading

  • November 11, 2013

    Free Press’s Craig Aaron discusses the challenges the Obama administration and corporations are posing to a free press and a free Internet. Continue reading

  • October 24, 2013

    The FCC is now accepting applications for new low power FM radio stations. Activist Betty Yu explains how community radio can be a catalyst for racial justice, economic equity and human rights. Continue reading

  • December 20, 2012 | Group Think

    As long as meaningful action on climate change will hurt the short-term profits of the fossil fuel industries, the media conglomerates and Wall Street, we can’t expect the media blackout to end….It’s going to be up to those of us in the non-profit, independent media to make sure the public is well-informed that the costs of climate change inaction will be far more expensive. MORE

  • December 12, 2012 | Blog

    Representatives of several media advocacy groups delivered petitions opposing relaxation of media ownership laws. Continue reading

  • December 10, 2012
    Bill shared with staff an AlterNet round-up of Noam Chomsky quotes about America's corporate media.
  • December 7, 2012 | Group Think
    The president of the Newspaper Guild says media consolidation means less content, less less diversity, less innovation, and fewer journalists.
  • December 7, 2012 | Group Think
    The creator of chicagotribune.com says cross-ownership rules have become outdated in the age of the internet
  • December 5, 2012 | Blog

    Commissioner Mignon Clyburn told a Senate hearing committee that she wishes to give the public a “more robust opportunity to engage.” Continue reading