The Corporate Media Interfere with Democracy
How media corporations lobby and pay off politicians to keep their stranglehold of the airwaves; and why political activists and concerned citizens should take the airwaves back starting this September in San Francisco.
by Andrea Buffa and Ben Clarke
On August 14, 2000, peaceful protestors were trampled on, shot at with rubber bullets, pepper sprayed and tear gassed by police outside the Democratic National Convention. But television news anchors who reported on the convention barely strayed from their scripted coverage President Clinton and Hillary Clinton