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The Media Monopoly: Rightwing Billionaire Koch Brothers Turning Focus to Newspapers

A current NY Times article (4/21/2013) is about the evil Koch brothers, their potential acquisition of parts of the Tribune Company and its influence on in the media. I summarized the most important parts: “In a move that could change the meaning of mainstream media, the Koch brothers, libertarian leaning billionaires and industrial giants are … Continue reading

Where is The Cut?

U.S. enemies and power competitors must be excited with the recent sequester (which Kai Ryssdal thinks is better framed as “March Madness”) news circulating around the international media. If they don’t really get what it really means, at least they can sense the financial trouble we are in and that alone is worth the jubilation. … Continue reading