Not Necessarily the Newsweek

Newsweek is doing its part to keep Americans up-do-date on the important news of the world. Here are the covers from three global editions of the current issue, followed by the American version: I’m not too worried about mis-information, though, since I’m...

FCC study on media ownership ordered destroyed

Rory Litwin at Library Juice reports on this AP story about a former FCC lawyer stating that a report on media ownership was ordered destroyed by the FCC: WASHINGTON – The Federal Communications Commission ordered its staff to destroy all copies of a draft study...

Top 25 Censored Stories of 2007

Each year, Project Censored compiles an annual list of 25 socially significant news stories of social significance said to have been missed, underreported or self-censored by mainstream press in the US. Here are some of this year’s picks: #1 Future of Internet...

The National Entertainment State, 2006

Ten years ago, after the passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, The Nation published a special issue on the National Entertainment State. The issue featured a centerfold chart depicting the tentacles of four colossal media conglomerates that were increasingly...