Corporate Influence in the Media

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As the companies duel, countries and communities often find themselves in the crossfire. Like all conflicts, the media war leaves a trail of victims and marginalised peoples.

Danny Schechter, Chapter 2, Peace Journalism and Media War: the Fight to Reform Journalism, What Are Journalists For?, presented on the Conflict and Peace Forums, September, 1998

What suffers in the atmosphere of immediacy is analysis. What suffers in this search for speed is depth. The media in the wealthy world are becoming increasingly simplistic, superficial, and celebrity-focused.

Laurie Garrett, You Just Signed His Death Warrant: AIDS Politics and the Journalists’ Role, Columbia Journalism Review, November/December 2000

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