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Media consolidation threatens free thought

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


Empires, Elections and Mobs: does Rupert own them all

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


Google somehow gets more evil, wants access to third-party data for even creepier profiling

From the Wall Street Journal:

Google is in talks to allow advertisers to target ads in search results at their existing customers, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, 21st Century Fox eyes move to World Trade Center

This post is in partnership with TheWrap. The article below was originally published at thewrap.com.

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