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  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18410 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 6:55 am
    Link: The Illusion Of Your Choice & The Media - You think you have an infinite amount of choices within media you read, watch or hear, but choices are slimmer than ever
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    BoredFrank Male 40-49
    2169 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 7:09 am
    Move along, Citizen, nothing to see here.
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    Casa88 Male 18-29
    5 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 7:10 am
    Intresting for sure.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 7:17 am
    Wait a minute, if AOL bought Time Warner, why is Time Warner one of the big six?
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 7:24 am
    We still have choice, more choices than ever actually, thanks to the internet.
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    uscbadfish Male 18-29
    267 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 7:24 am
    Did you know that 90% of raccoon meat is sold by the big 3 raccoon meat conglomerates? Until we regulate raccoon meat sales/distribution, this travesty will continue.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35680 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 7:33 am

    CrakrJak - yes, the information on the net is available, but the majority of people won`t bother to find it, or don`t know how to screen throught he BS to get to it.

    Also, the information is available ... "for now".
    Every day the Internet gets more and more gov`ment & corp`rat control over it. How long before Google will only go to those 6 media outlets?
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    SpermNinja81 Male 30-39
    459 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 7:39 am
    I have no moral dilemmas about stealing from these six companies.
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    unmercyfuldu Male 18-29
    762 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 7:54 am
    CBS - Smithsonian Channel and Jeopardy... while other companies are shown with entire production companies and huge businesses. haha
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    Frankii Female 18-29
    437 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 8:01 am
    I live in England so none of this means anything to me XD
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    badwolf56 Male 50-59
    11 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 8:11 am
    Not all the radio station in Minot are owned by Clear Channel. KMPR 89.1-Prairie Public Broadcasting, K216EE 91.1-Real Presence Radio, K220GC 91.9-Educational Media Foundation, KSAF 104.1 True Light Broadcasting, KHRT 106.9, 1320 AM-Faith Broadcasting
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    blobby5 Male 30-39
    144 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 8:25 am
    These infopics are getting out of hand. This one looks like it was auto-generated by a data parser.
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    notorious98 Male 30-39
    151 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 8:39 am

    You`re right. The Sun isn`t mass produced and distributed in England.....
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    30885 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 9:17 am
    Like I`ve been saying all along: The MSM controls your news!
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    Jowsh Male 18-29
    1237 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 9:26 am
    My god, there`s a mainstream.. No-one forces you to read watch and listen to SH*T! Jesus
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    i-am-evil Male 18-29
    510 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 9:48 am
    Please tell me that this isn`t new to anyone.
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    simbha Male 30-39
    412 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 9:51 am
    Umm... If "232 media executives control the information diet of 277 million Americans," that`s not 850 subscribers per media executive... it`s closer to 1.2 million per media executive.
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 11:21 am
    So when are we buying Finland????
  19. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
    9148 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 11:42 am
    This is why I am going indie.
  20. Profile photo of 8BitHero
    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 12:35 pm
    Depressing The Sun is the most popular newspaper.
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    kingdomCome Male 18-29
    338 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 12:40 pm
    Bild has a higher circulation than the sun
  22. Profile photo of Baelzar
    Baelzar Male 40-49
    1399 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 1:47 pm
    This stupid infographic is the illusion of truth.

    I have more actual choice in media now than ever. More independent movies, music, news - this guy is just another anti-corporation leftist. Nothing new.
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15845 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 3:54 pm
    Let`s see, six media companies, five are liberal, and one is conservative. That seems fair.

    Also, regarding the biggest newspapers, in this case people actually have a real choice. You don`t have to subscribe to 50 or more newspapers if you want to read 1 or 2 of them. That`s why MSNBC is still on cable, but the NY Times is going bankrupt. I can chose not to buy the Times, but I get MSNBC whether I want it or not.
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    Fancysucksss Male 18-29
    1048 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 10:39 pm
    Dang. I don`t get it
  25. Profile photo of MrAtari
    MrAtari Male 40-49
    1553 posts
    May 8, 2012 at 11:47 pm
    I only read The Onion
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    photomstr Male 50-59
    766 posts
    May 9, 2012 at 1:07 am
    I haven`t watched television since 2005
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    Neoptolemos Male 30-39
    625 posts
    May 9, 2012 at 11:29 am
    The Sun covers the whole map of Europe??? Uhuh yeah!
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    AvatarJohn Male 30-39
    1059 posts
    May 9, 2012 at 3:17 pm
    Simple solution: Turn off the TV, only listen to Rush Limbaugh and read the Drudge Report. That`s all the news you need to know anyway. :D

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