News Media Stifle Ideas and Debate
Review of Democracy's Oxygen: How Corporations Control the News

Zwicker, Barrie
http://www.connexions.org/CxLibrary/Docs/CX5228-DemocracysOxygen.htm

Publisher:  Sources, Toronto, Canada
Date Written:  01/07/1997
Year Published:  1997  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX5228

Far from providing democracy's oxygen, as they claim, the news media today legitimize a fundamentally undemocratic system. Instead of keeping the public informed, they manufacture public consent for policies which favour their owners: the corporate elite.

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