Media Concentration: Peril to Democracy
Program #BAGB006. Recorded in Ames, IA on March 21, 2000.Information is the currency of democracy, said Thomas Jefferson. He and the founding fathers reasoned that an informed citizenry is crucial to the functioning of democracy. A pluralism of views and a multiplicity of perspectives contribute to a diverse and vital civil society. What happens when information is monopolized by a handful of giant corporations? The interests and concerns of Wall Street and Madison Avenue supersede those of the people.
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