Big Money, Big Media, Big TroubleSat Jun 9, 2012 03:5518.104.22.168Encore: Big Money, Big Media, Big Trouble
June 8, 2012
Big money and big media have coupled to create a ‘Disney World’ of democracy in which TV shows, televised debates, even news coverage is being dumbed down, resulting in a public less informed than it should be, says Marty Kaplan, director of USC’s Norman Lear Center and an entertainment industry veteran. In this encore broadcast, Bill Moyers talks with Kaplan about how taking news out of the journalism box and placing it in the entertainment box is hurting democracy and allowing special interest groups to manipulate the system.
Later on the show, Bill talks about Florida Rep. Allen West (R-FL) and shocking modern-day McCarthyism. Wasn’t this lesson already learned?
- This is a breaking meltdown update APFN, Sat Jun 9 09:55Published on May 16, 2012 by SGTbull07 This is a breaking meltdown update with Bix Weir. Bix says "This is what the end game looks like... JP Morgan can literally computer rig this thing to zero and... more