Murdochville

Here We Go Again: How Murdoch’s Offer For Time Warner Fucks Hollywood

Back in 1983, some 90% of the U.S. media was controlled by 50 companies. I thought Hollywood had it bad enough when studios started gobbling up networks, and cable companies started taking over studios and networks. Now 90% of media is controlled by 5 companies — Comcast, Viacom, CBS, Walt Disney, Time Warner and 21st Century Fox.

Boldfaced emphasis added by me.

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  1. Jason S.

    Have you read Ted Turner’s warning about monopolized media from 2004?:
    http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2004/0407.turner.html

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