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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Stories you almost never see in the mainstream press

In the book I explain how mainstream media are owned by large, for-profit corporations.

While there is still some variation in what news they cover, as well as how they cover it, the bottom line is certain stories are just less likely to make it to the airwaves. That is, corporate ownership of the press limits the breadth of the stories we see.

That is where organizations like Common Dreams come in. Common Dreams is a nonpartisan, independent media organization. Stories there today include:


Mark Engler:
... and more! These are stories largely being ignored by the corporate controlled media, ignored because they deal with issues of power and poverty.

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