Moyers and Company: Big Money, Big Media, Big Trouble

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Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com
April 27, 2012

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Big money and big media have coupled to create a ‘Disney World’ of democracy in which TV shows, televised debates, even news coverage is being dumbed down, resulting in a public less informed than it should be, says Marty Kaplan, director of USC’s Norman Lear Center and an entertainment industry veteran. Bill Moyers talks with Kaplan about how taking news out of the journalism box and placing it in the entertainment box is hurting democracy and allowing special interest groups to manipulate the system.

Later on the show, Bill talks about Florida Rep. Allen West and shocking modern-day McCarthyism. Wasn’t this lesson already learned?

Moyers and Company: Big Money, Big Media, Big Trouble

see

Moyers and Company: Gambling With Your Money

Nader: Getting Steamed to Overcome Corporatism + Ralph Nader VS James Fly: Future of Military Force in International Peace and Security

Michael Parenti: Who Runs The World? (2012)

History of Capitalism in the United States: Exposing the Myth of America

The Myth of the Liberal Media: The Propaganda Model of News (2002; must-see)

Brave New World (1980)

Corporations Really Suck

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