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Posted 10 years ago on May 11, 2013, 5:54 a.m. EST by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN
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The last two decades have seen unprecedented corporate media consolidation. The U.S. media was already fairly homogeneous in the early 1980s: some fifty media conglomerates dominated all media outlets, including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, music, publishing and film. In the year 2000, just six corporations dominated the U.S. media.

In addition, corporate media outlets in the U.S. are legally responsible to their shareholders to maximize profits.

Peter Joseph's Culture In Decline

“Culture in Decline” is a satirical yet serious expression that challenges various cultural phenomena existing today which most of society seem to take for granted. Nothing is considered sacred in this Series except for a detached benchmark of fundamental logic and reason - forcing the viewer to step out of the box of “Normality” and to consider our societal practices without traditional baggage and biases. Common themes include Politics, Economics, Education, Security, Religion, Vanity, Governance, Media, Labor, Technology and other issues centric to our daily lives. http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGvYdbcrwwIb1bKNeA7g4Xg http://www.cultureindecline.com/

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television.

Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media, including independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics and independent analysts. In addition, Democracy Now! hosts real debates–debates between people who substantially disagree, such as between the White House or the Pentagon spokespeople on the one hand, and grassroots activists on the other.

For true democracy to work, people need easy access to independent, diverse sources of news and information.

Democracy Now! is funded entirely through contributions from listeners, viewers, and foundations. We do not accept advertisers, corporate underwriting, or government funding. This allows us to maintain our independence. http://www.youtube.com/user/democracynow http://www.democracynow.org/

Gerald Celente is a political atheist. Unencumbered by political dogma, rigid ideology or conventional wisdom, Celente, whose motto is "think for yourself," observes and analyzes the current events forming future trends for what they are – not for the way he wants them to be.

Like a doctor giving a diagnosis after gathering the facts, whether or not you like the prognosis doesn’t alter the outcome, make him an optimist or pessimist – it’s simply what is. And while Celente holds a US passport, he considers himself a citizen of the world. http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCs_FjJR8A7rompHCnW0-3g http://www.trendsresearch.com/gerald.php

Lee Camp Comedian / satirista / author / creator of Moment of Clarity. http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6co8_uGCP_EUQKGZguG63Q http://leecamp.net/

Joe Rogan Stand up comic/mixed martial arts fanatic/psychedelic adventurer Conduit/Host of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzQUP1qoWDoEbmsQxvdjxgQ http://joerogan.net/

Vice The online den for nefarious activities, investigative journalism, and enlightening documentaries. http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn8zNIfYAQNdrFRrr8oibKw http://www.vice.com/en_us

Alternative Networks To Mainstream U.S./Western Media

Link Tv Link TV broadcasts programs that engage, educate and activate viewers to become involved in the world. These programs provide a unique perspective on international news, current events, and diverse cultures, presenting issues not often covered in the US media. http://www.linktv.org/ http://www.youtube.com/user/linktv

TheLip.Tv Traditional television is made for everyone. At TheLip.tv we make television with someone in mind; our programs are presented live & unscripted, hosted by experts on topics that people are passionate about.

In an hour you can get to know someone, be entertained, become smarter, gain insight and feel nourished.

At TheLip.tv – we make television for you.

Our network is grounded in people and personality. Our goal is to create high quality, informative, meaningful and culturally relevant content all brought to you LIVE from our studio in Los Angeles.

The hosts and producers range in backgrounds, but all are free thinking experts who are dedicated to exploring topics in a way that is fresh, informed and entertaining.

Please Join Us. Let’s talk about it. http://thelip.tv/ http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBeyuzUWyvDAVpS_ibwMwnA

Free Speech Tv Free Speech TV is an independent, 24-hour television network and multi-platform digital news source with news, stories and perspectives you won't find anywhere else. A non-profit, public interest network, FSTV is publicly supported by its viewers and by philanthropic foundations. FSTV inspires viewers to become civilly engaged to build a more just, equitable and sustainable society. https://www.freespeech.org/ http://www.youtube.com/user/freespeechtv

RT---Russian State Sponsored Media http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg http://rt.com/

Current/Al Jazeera USA http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA52Z_6XLO1E6_0MCwl6rRQ http://current.com/

Press Tv---Iran State Sponsored Media http://www.presstv.com/ http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5gtqdJOvhGdh-6WRO2CTpw



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[-] -1 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 10 years ago

I would like for people to post the alternative media outlets they get their information from.

[-] -1 points by Theeighthpieceuv8 (-32) from Seven Sisters, Wales 10 years ago

I rely primarily on the Christian Science Monitor.

[-] -1 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 10 years ago

CSM is generally credible but hardly alternative.

[-] -1 points by Theeighthpieceuv8 (-32) from Seven Sisters, Wales 10 years ago

I'm good with credible.

[-] -1 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 10 years ago

they still represent the corporate narrative.

[-] 0 points by Theeighthpieceuv8 (-32) from Seven Sisters, Wales 10 years ago

You're saying that because you view Christianity as a corporate enterprise - a rather prejudicial statement. But the CSM is relatively unbiased - read them.

[-] 0 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 10 years ago

the fuck does christianity have to do with the csm? it is secular.