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Pilger: Australia’s Samidzat

This is an article on the media by Australian journalist John Pilger.

It first appeared in Green Left Weekly. It was also posted on Leftlink.

Article by John Pilger.

In 1983, the principal media in the Western world, which dominate much of the media in the rest of the world, were owned by 50 corporations. In 2002, this had fallen to nine transnational companies. Rampant deregulation has ended even a semblance of diversity.

In February this year, Rupert Murdoch predicted that, within three years, there would be just three global media corporations and his company would be one of them. [Read more…]