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