Well Informed Citizenry?

BPR Quote of the Day

“Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.”

Thomas Jefferson

This enlightened Founding Father understood that without an informed citizenry a democratic government would not function in the best interests of the people. Here is everything you wanted to know about Media Consolidation and wish weren’t so:

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2 Responses to Well Informed Citizenry?

  1. All of them are pretty much alike as it is. I don’t know that if they merged into one it would make a whole lot of difference. :-(

  2. List of X says:

    I wonder if Jefferson would rethink his position if he were alive. With 6 media companies controlling 90% of all media, we are only 5 mergers away from having a Soviet-style media monopoly.

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