Thursday, June 28, 2007
Cut to the Chase: Zapping & Snapping The Zeitgeist: Free Press? So Why "Fear Is In Every Newsroom In The Country"?: "...Although the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have shown that media conglomerates limit the diversity of views, subvert democracy and stymie journalistic integrity, Canada, America and Australia’s media regulators continue to let them expand. In fact, over the past decade, media regulators have gone out of their way to help facilitate consolidation or have refused to speak up against it – all to the detriment of the public’s interest. As each of these three countries enters another round of media convergence, their federal media watchdogs appear to be looking the other way."