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Media Monopoly

Dear FCC: Net Neutrality Is Part of a Social Contract

Victor Pickard | Posted 01.12.2015 | Media
Victor Pickard

The Internet is no longer a luxury for those who can pay or a profitable plaything for a handful of corporations. It is a daily necessity. It is much too precious to be left to the mercies of Internet monopolies. It must be protected by an FCC that governs not only in the public's name but also with its consent.

Comcast, Time Warner and Congress: Perfect Together

Michael Winship | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

On April 9, the US Senate held its first hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner deal -- a $45 billion transaction that will affect millions of consumers and further pad some already well-lined pockets.

Watch: How Dollarocracy Is Destroying America

Bill Moyers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

The money and power behind last week's election results confirm what everyone knows: democracy is under siege. Corporations buy elections with virtually unlimited cash and big media conglomerates reap billions from political advertising.

The Lies That Will Kill America

Bill Moyers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Fox News is its ministry of misinformation, the fake jewel of the News Corp. crown, a 24/7 purveyor of flimflam and the occasional selective truth. Look at the pounding they've given Obama's healthcare reform right from the very start.

FCC May Give Murdoch a Very Merry Christmas

Bill Moyers | Posted 02.04.2013 | Media
Bill Moyers

All indications are that Murdoch has his eye on two of the last remaining big newspapers in America -- the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times.