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Book details
  • Genre:POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:385
  • eBook ISBN:9780987074812

Cheers and Tears for America; Broken Media

Discredits Multinational Media Conglomerates

by Uthers Say

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Overview

Cheer & Tears for America – Broken Media is the latest reaction to media concentration in the U.S and globally. It discredits multinational media conglomerates; Fox News, Corporate Media, Deregulation, Fox Starts - their Masters' Voices and the bad wolf who stalks us all.

Description

Cheer & Tears for America – Broken Media is the latest reaction to media concentration in the U.S and globally. The suggestion is that the media may be broken and there is vacuum where one expects a watchdog. Brisbane author Uthers Say (pseudonym) has responded to his exposure to cable news and particularly to the Orwellian operations of the Fox News Channel to issue a word of warning for this first instalment that was released in March 2011. “Cable news provides a warning that our futures may be less than they could be. Media is being swallowed up by a handful of multinational corporations. If news and opinions are filtered for the benefits of the media owners and corporations rather than for the public good – then this power poses a threat to democracies,” Uthers writes. “In a short space of time the perceptions of a manipulated and misinformed audience can be questioning the legitimacy of an elected leader, fearing universal health care as a catastrophe of Armageddon proportions, and convinced that the poor and middle class should make heroic sacrifices for the excesses of the really rich....” The author’s message is simple: this trend towards media concentration is not your friend.

About the author

The author is a baby boomer born in an affluent country. He was privileged and pampered. He was a captive of the consumer society and as such embraced cable television with anticipation. He was soon troubled by “some who said and some who were saying” on the cable news he was fond of. Rarely did he agree with those saying and who had the ear of the cable presenters. He wondered what “others” would say and so he tried to take the role of Uthers Say. The challenge was could “others” be responsible and act with integrity at least the equal of the very well represented “some” when others dared to “say”.

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