If Only American Media Were More Like Canada’s
Canadian legislators recently ruled against repealing a decade old law that prevents broadcasters from supplying “false or misleading” information. According to The Huffington Post, it’s a victory for “fans of enlightenment, democracy and justice” who can take comfort knowing that “Fox News will not be moving into Canada after all!” According to Robert F. Kennedy Jr.—who, in the past, has alleged that the United States | Read More »
Who’s Afraid of Big Media?
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the United States Justice Department today approved a merger of Comcast, the nation’s largest cable and Internet provider, with NBC Universal which is owned mostly by General Electrics (GE). Comcast and GE announced their buyout agreement for NBC in December 2009. Comcast intends to own 51 percent of NBC while GE will retain 49 percent of its shares. Regulators | Read More »
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