Could the End of Local Newspapers Be the End of Democracy & Journalism?

Thom Hartmann Program
Published on Aug 6, 2019

US Newspaper Merger threatens democracy and journalism

Local newspaper in the US are being taken over by huge corporations who can now control national newspapers, radio and TV stations.

These mega media corporations control what you read and what you see and hear.

Journalists are being laid off, along with print workers and other in the sector following consolidation and cost cutting.

Have these businesses grown too large, that they should be broke up?

Yosef Geachew from Common Cause Media joined Thom to discuss the newspaper crisis.

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