The American media system, once hailed as the ultimate check on the powerful, has become little more than another system of corporate control. You can switch to any channel on television and hear people talking about overt government tyranny, the bullet-buying spree of the Department of Homeland Security or the slow-but-steady transformation of the country into a drone-fueled surveillance state. 628 more words
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During the 2013 election Kevin Rudd claimed that “Murdoch is entitled to his own view, he owns 70 per cent of the newspapers in this country.” While incorrect, Flew. 633 more words
By Tony Maglio, TheWrap
Lower Manhattan may be adding some pretty wealthy tenants: Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and 21st Century Fox are considering building an 88-story skyscraper at the World Trade Center site, … 315 more words