Media Consolidation: The Illusion of Choice

“As a dad (and blogger) I’m concerned with the integrity of the news and entertainment my family and I consume every day. Who really produces, owns and airs the shows my kids are glued to every evening and which companies select the stories I read with such loyalty each morning? I’ve always advocated for critical consumption, and what could be more important than an awareness of the sources of our families’ daily info and entertainment diets? And today, most of our media is controlled by one of six companies. Check out Frugaldad’s infographic on the state of media consolidation in the U.S.” (from frugal dad)
Courtney van der Weyden
Courtney van der Weyden is the Digital Content manager for 6.2, curating and managing content across White Spaces and the iPad Magazine, the Black Report. Part time Instagram addict.
Courtney van der Weyden

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