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Who Own's Big Media?

6 Monolithic Corporations That Control
Almost Everything We Watch, Hear And Read

Broadcast and Cable Television Networks Programming
Your Brain Every Day In Every Way.

F*ck Big Media: Rolling Your Own Network

Americans are becoming increasingly hungry for the truth. Do you think that anyone in the mainstream news would actually tell you that the Federal Reserve is bad for America or that we are facing a horrific derivatives bubble that could destroy the entire world financial system?

| FINANCIAL LITERACY | The Sociology of Power - Consolidation - Ethics





Hollywood Mogul William Fox loses Fox Movie Studios to its creditors, making it the first studio to fall after the stock market crash of 1929.

2012 TV executive from Time Warner and Comcas set up Colorado based CableLabs, a nonprofit R&D consortium to Fight Off Online Streaming Services like Netflix and Hulu. They will develop a home-grown pool of new tech in collaboration with startups, established firms, and leading universities for "cord-cutting".

2012 Escape your personal filter bubble The future is where our media is corrupted with information that serves the goals of special interest groups. Special interest groups will gladly pay for the media they want you to read, but you won't pay for the media you need to read. Eli Pariser excellent book The Filter Bubble, means that each person is trapped within their own little bubble of personalized results, seeing things tailored only to them. If done right, where people all appear to Google as if they were brand new visitors with no search history at all, it's hard for Google to personalize anything at all in a filter bubble way. When you search the internet different results are shown to different people. Results are tailored to who you are based on your search history and your click history. Since you often click on things you agree with you keep getting more and more of what you already agree with. Even when using incognito mode you miss being exposed to opposing information.

2004 Rupert Murdock controls the FOX NEWS
WATCH - OUTFOXED Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism
Bravenew Films 1 hr 17 min 41 sec Sep 14, 2004
Outfoxed examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, have been running a "race to the bottom" in television news. This film provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of ever-enlarging corporations taking control of the public's right to know.


The Most Dangerous Man in America:
Daniel Ellsberg & the Pentagon Papers


Public Institutions and Agencies Weaken the Trust of the Public. Media - Business Journalists are cozy with Wall Street and Government, so they don't report the truth.

Media Literacy: These gigantic media corporations are not going to do anything to threaten their relationships with their biggest advertisers and are always going to express the ideological viewpoints of their owners.

1971--Daniel Ellsberg, a top-level Vietnam War strategist, concludes the war is based on a decade of lies. Remember: The FBI was trying to find out WHO gave a copy of the Pentagon Papers to the NYT. starts at .55 video clip ] Kissinger ~ [ " . . .You can't have orderly government anymore."]
It was the integrity and courage of the media to stand up to the troops that surrounded the NYT and the other newspapers across the nation willing to publish the truth that protected the interests of the country. Now because of deregulation the government only needs to control 6 corporations.


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The 6 Monolithic Corporations That Control Almost Everything We Watch, Hear And Read
Ownership of the news media has been concentrated in the hands of just six incredibly powerful media corporations. These gigantic media corporations do not exist to objectively tell the truth to the American people. Rather, the primary purpose of their existence is to make money.
The six corporations that collectively control U.S. media today are Time Warner, Walt Disney, Viacom, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., CBS Corporation and NBC Universal. Together, the “big six” absolutely dominate news and entertainment in the United States.
Clear Channel now owns over 1000 radio stations across the United States. Companies like Google, Yahoo and Microsoft are increasingly dominating the Internet. In 1983, fifty corporations dominated most of every mass medium. The chart reveals only a small fraction of the media outlets that these six behemoths actually own.


Time Warner

Home Box Office (HBO) - Time Inc. - Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. - Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. - CW Network (partial ownership) - TMZ - New Line Cinema - Time Warner Cable - Cinemax - Cartoon Network - TBS -
TNT - America Online - MapQuest - Moviefone - Castle Rock - Sports Illustrated - Fortune - Marie Claire - People Magazine

Cartoon Network
1050 Techwood Drive, N.W.
Box 105264
Atlanta, GA 30318-5264
(404) 885-4390
Colorful animated entertainment from the Turner Entertainment Co. and Hanna-Barbera cartoon libraries

Walt Disney

ABC Television Network - Disney Publishing - ESPN Inc. - Disney Channel - SOAPnet - A&E - Lifetime - Buena Vista Home Entertainment - Buena Vista Theatrical Productions - Buena Vista Records - Disney Records - Hollywood Records - Miramax Films - Touchstone Pictures - Walt Disney Pictures - Pixar Animation Studios - Buena Vista Games - Hyperion Books

The Disney Channel 3800 W. Alameda Ave. Burbank, CA 91505 (818) 569-7500 Family entertainment, including movies and specials (pay service)

ABC 77 W. 66th St. New York, NY 10023-6298 (212) 456-7777


Paramount Pictures - Paramount Home Entertainment - Black Entertainment Television (BET) - Comedy Central - Country Music Television (CMT) - Logo - MTV - MTV Canada - MTV2 - Nick Magazine - Nick at Nite - Nick Jr. - Nickelodeon - Noggin - Spike TV - The Movie Channel - TV Land - VH1

Black Entertainment Television (BET) 1-BET Plaza 1900 W. Place, N.E. Washington D.C. 20018-1211 (202) 608-2000 African-American family programming, including music, sports, children's entertainment, news, public affairs and specials

CMT: Country Music Television Group W Satellite Communications 250 Harbor Drive Stamford, CT 06904 (203) 965-6000 Country-music videos, interviews and specials

MTV: Music Television MTV Networks, Inc. 1515 Broadway New York, NY 10036 (212) 258-8000 Music videos, music news, interviews and original programming

News Corporation

Dow Jones & Company, Inc. - Fox Television Stations - The New York Post - Fox Searchlight Pictures - Beliefnet - Fox Business Network - Fox Kids Europe - Fox News Channel - Fox Sports Net - Fox Television Network - FX - My Network TV
MySpace - News Limited News - Phoenix InfoNews Channel - Phoenix Movies Channel - Sky PerfecTV - Speed Channel - STAR TV India - STAR TV Taiwan
STAR World - Times Higher Education Supplement Magazine - Times Literary Supplement Magazine - Times of London - 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment - 20th Century Fox International - 20th Century Fox Studios - 20th Century Fox Television - BSkyB - DIRECTV - The Wall Street Journal - Fox Broadcasting Company - Fox Interactive Media - FOXTEL - HarperCollins Publishers - The National Geographic Channel - National Rugby League - News Interactive - News Outdoor - Radio Veronica - ReganBooks - Sky Italia - Sky Radio Denmark - Sky Radio Germany - Sky Radio Netherlands - STAR - Zondervan

Fox Broadcasting Company 10201 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035 (213) 203-3266

Fox News Channel 1211 Ave. of the Americas New York, NY 10036 (212) 301-3000 News and information programming

Fox Sports Américas 10000 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90076 (310) 286-6300 Spanish-language sports programming

fx P.O. Box 900 Beverly Hills, CA 90213 (310) 369-3939
Movies, television series and original programming from Fox Broadcasting and Twentieth Century-Fox

CBS Corporation

CBS Corporation 51 W. 52nd St. New York, NY 10019 (212) 975-4321

CBS Eye on People 250 Harbor Drive Stamford, CT 06904-2210 (203) 965-6000 News programming focusing on people and personalities

CBS News - CBS Sports - CBS Television Network - CNET - Showtime - - CBS Radio Inc. (130 stations) - CBS Consumer Products - CBS Outdoor - CW Network (50% ownership) - Infinity Broadcasting - Simon & Schuster (Pocket Books, Scribner) - Westwood One Radio Network

NBC Universal

Bravo - CNBC - NBC News - MSNBC - NBC Sports - NBC Television Network - Oxygen - SciFi Magazine - Syfy (Sci Fi Channel) - Telemundo - USA Network - Weather Channel - Focus Features - NBC Universal Television Distribution - NBC Universal Television Studio - Paxson Communications (partial ownership) - Trio - Universal Parks & Resorts - Universal Pictures - Universal Studio Home Video

NBC 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10112 (212) 664-4444

The Weather Channel 30 Interstate North Parkway Atlanta, GA 30339-2404 (770) 226-0000
Around-the-clock updates on local, national and worldwide conditions

CNBC 2200 Fletcher Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 (201) 585-2622
Fast-breaking business and market news, consumer information and talk shows

American Movie Classics (AMC)
150 Crossways Park W.
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 396-3000
Uninterrupted classic movies from Hollywood's golden age and original classic-movie-related programming

A&E Network
235 E. 45th St.
New York, NY 10017
(212) 661-4500
Comedy, drama, documentaries and performing-arts programming

America's Health Network
1000 Universal Studios Plaza
Building 22A
Orlando, Fl 32819
(407) 224-6800
Health advice, quizzes and live programming

Animal Planet
7700 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 986-0444
Natural history programming, including series and comedy from the Discovery Channel

BET on Jazz: The Cable Jazz Channel
1-BET Plaza
1900 W. Place, N.E.
Washington D.C. 20018-1211
(202) 608-2000
Jazz productions, films and documentaries

The Box
1221 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 674-5000
Interactive-music television programmed by viewers

Rainbow Programming Holdings, Inc.
150 Crossways Park W.
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 364-2222
Foreign and independent films and performing-arts programming

Canal de Noticias
925 Wood Ridge Center Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 329-8706
Spanish-language news service

Channel America Television Network
397 Post Road
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 656-1168
Music, classic movies, health-and-fitness talk shows and sports

A Time Warner Entertainment Company
1100 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
(212) 512-1000
Films and movie-based original programming (pay service)

Classic Sports Network, Inc.
300 Park Ave., 6th Floor
New York, NY 10010
(212) 529-8000
Great moments in sports history and original programming

c/net: the computer network
150 Chestnut St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 395-7800
Computer news and information also available online

Comedy Central
1775 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
(212) 767-8600
Stand-up routines, movies, talk shows, sitcoms, specials and classic series

Courtroom Television Network (Court TV)
600 Third Ave., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 973-2800
Legal news, live and taped coverage of trials and commentary

CNN (Cable News Network)
One CNN Center
P.O. Box 105366
Atlanta, GA 30348-5366
(404) 827-1500
News and information programming

5 Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10001
(212) 714-7800
Financial news 12 hours each day using CNN's resources

One CNN Center
Box 105366
Atlanta, GA 30348
(404) 878-1600
Sports news and information using CNN's and Sports Illustrated's resources

C-SPAN/C-SPAN 2 (Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network)
400 N. Capitol St., N.W. Suite 650
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 737-3220
Live gavel-to-gavel coverage of the U.S. House of Representatives (C-SPAN) and Senate (C-SPAN 2)

The Discovery Channel
Discovery Communications, Inc.
7700 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 986-0444
Nonfiction programming in science, nature, history, adventure and world exploration

E! Entertainment Television
5670 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036-3709
(213) 954-2400
Interviews, news and media-savvy features from the entertainment world

Encore Media Corporation
5445 DTC Parkway, Suite 600
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 771-7700
Uncut, unedited movies from 1960 to 1980 (pay service)

ESPN Plaza
Bristol, CT 06010-9454
(860) 585-2000
Sports events, news and information

EWTN: Global Catholic Network
5817 Old Leeds Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
(205) 956-9537
Religious children's shows, documentaries, dramas and talk shows

The Family Channel
2877 Guardian Lane
P.O. Box 2050
Virginia Beach, VA 23450-2050
(804) 459-6000
Family entertainment including original films, dramatic and comedy series, classic westerns and inspirational programs

2877 Guardian Lane
P.O. Box 2050
Virginia Beach, VA 23450-2050
(804) 459-6310
Fitness programming including workouts, nutritional information and home shopping

Corporate Headquarters
605 Third Ave., 12th Floor
New York, NY 10158
(212) 455-5200
Spanish-language programming including serials, music, movies and sports

Game Show Network
10202 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232-3195
(310) 280-2222
Game shows and interactive games

The Golf Channel
7580 Commerce Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 363-4653
Live tournament coverage, instructional programs, news and classic tournaments

HBO (Home Box Office)
A Time Warner Entertainment Company
1100 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
(212) 512-1000
Movies, comedy specials, documentaries, sports, original movies and comedy series (pay service)

Headline News
One CNN Center
P.O. Box 105366
Atlanta, GA 30348-5366
(404) 827-1500
News and information programming in half-hour intervals

The History Channel
235 E. 45th St.
New York, NY 10017
(212) 661-4500
Documentaries, movies and original programming highlighting historical American events

Home & Garden Television
9701 Madison Ave.
P.O. Box 50970
Knoxville, TN 37932
(423) 694-2700
Tips and how-to advice for the home and garden

Home Shopping Network
Box 9090
Clearwater, FL 34618-9090
(813) 572-8585
Televised shopping

The Independent Film Channel
Rainbow Programming Holdings, Inc.
150 Crossways Park W.
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 364-2222
Films produced outside the Hollywood studio system

International Channel
Encore Media Corporation
5445 DTC Parkway, Suite 600
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 771-7700
Foreign-language news, sports, drama and comedy from around the world

1777 N.E. Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78216-5234
(210) 824-7446
Open-captioned news, sports, talk shows, documentaries and children's shows

Knowledge TV
9697 E. Mineral Ave.
P.O. Box 3309
Englewood, CO 80155-3309
(303) 792-3111
Interactive distance learning for students at the college and graduate level

The Learning Channel
Discovery Communications, Inc.
7700 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 986-0444
Adult learning and enrichment programs, documentaries and educational series

Lifetime Television (LIFE)
Worldwide Plaza
309 W. 49th St.
New York, NY 10019
(718) 482-4000
Contemporary programming of interest to women

MOR Music TV
3201 Dickerson Road
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 650-5900
Videos and music shopping

The Movie Channel (TMC)
1633 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
(212) 708-1600
Movies and movie-related programming (pay service)

2200 Fletcher Ave.
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
(201) 585-2622
Joint venture between Microsoft and NBC that provides a 24-hour news service and on-line news

M2: Music Television
1515 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
(212) 258-8000
Music videos

MuchMusic USA
150 Crossways Park W.
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 393-5300
Music videos and more

NASA Television
NASA Headquarters
Mail Code P
Washington, D.C. 20546
(202) 358-1767
Lift-off-to-landing coverage of NASA missions, as well as press conferences and public-affairs programming

20 Crossways Park N.
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 396-3375
Sports news and information with up-to-the-minute scores

Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite
MTV Networks, Inc.
1515 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
(212) 258-7500
Programming for children during the day, and classic television at night

Nick at Nite's TV Land
1515 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
(212) 258-7500
Classic television and even classic commercials

Nostalgia Television
650 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Washington D.C. 20001
(202) 289-6633
Vintage TV series, big-band and cabaret performances, classic movies and original shows targeted to audiences age 49 and older

74 Trinity Place, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10006
(800) 841-8476
Family and interfaith programming including dramas, documentaries and children's shows

The Outdoor Channel
43445 Business Park Drive
Temecula, CA 92590
(909) 699-6991
Outdoor-lifestyle programming with information on hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and other activities

Outdoor Life Network
Two Stamford Plaza
281 Tresser Blvd.
Stamford, CT 06904
(203) 406-2500
Information and news about fishing, kayaking, hiking, conservation issues and other outdoor activities.

OVATION: The Arts Network
201 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 518-3095
Music, dance, art and children's programming

Planet Central Television
6611 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(213) 871-2900
Documentaries, human-rights information, original dramas and comedies and ecological programming

Playboy TV
9242 Beverly Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 246-4000
Adult entertainment especially for men (pay service)

Prime Network
3 Crossways Park W.
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 396-4700
National cable service that distributes sports programming to regional networks

Public Broadcasting Service
1320 Braddock Place
Alexandria, VA 22314-1698
(703) 739-5000

1365 Enterprise Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 701-1000
Televised shopping

Sci-Fi Channel
USA Networks
1230 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
(212) 408-9100
Science-fiction, fantasy and horror programming

1633 Broadway, 37th Floor
New York, NY 10019
(212) 708-1600
Movies, variety and comedy series, sports and original movies and specials (pay service)

150 Crossways Park W.
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 364-2222
Sports programming; regional networks feature local teams

Sundance Channel
1633 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
(212) 654-1500
Independent film programming

TBS (Turner Broadcasting System)
1050 Techwood Drive N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 827-1717
Original documentaries, exclusive sports, specials, comedy series and movies

TCM (Turner Classic Movies)
1050 Techwood Drive N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 885-4638
Classic movies from the MGM/UA library

Telemundo Group Inc.
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
(212) 492-5500
Spanish-language movies, soap operas, sports, music and talk shows

TNN: The Nashville Network
Group W Satellite Communications
250 Harbor Drive
Stamford, CT 06904
(203) 965-6000
Country music entertainment, auto and outdoor sports, news and country-lifestyle programming

TNT: Turner Network Television
1050 Techwood Drive N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 885-4339
Classic movies, original movies and miniseries, sports and children's programming

The Travel Channel
2690 Cumberland Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 801-2400
A look at worldwide destinations and travel news

Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN)
2823 W. Irving Blvd.
Irving, TX 75061
(800) 735-5542
Around-the-clock religious and inspirational programming

TV Food Network (TVFN)
1177 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
(212) 398-8836
Food and food-related programming including nutrition, health and fitness shows

605 Third Ave., 12th Floor
New York, NY 10158-0180
(212) 455-5200
Spanish-language programming featuring movies, novellas, sports and news

UPN (United Paramount Network)
11800 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 575-7000

USA Network
USA Networks
1230 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
(212) 408-9100
Movies and television series, teen and children's programming and sports specials

1515 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
(212) 846-7800
Music videos, lifestyle news and specials

Video Catalog Channel
7613 Blueberry Road
Powell, TN 37849
(423) 938-5101
Televised shopping featuring antiques and collectibles

WB (Warner Bros. Television Network)
4000 Warner Blvd.
Building 34R
Burbank, CA 91522
(818) 977-5000

WWOR/AEC Service
via Advanced Entertainment Corp.
5015 Campuswood Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057
(800) 448-3322
Programming from the 1960s and 1970s and coverage of the New York Mets

Z Music Television
2806 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 871-7853
Christian music videos