The so-called news

In this clip Hartmann lays out how the news is no longer about actual news or issues of substance. Now it’s pretty much reality TV all the time because it sells, and making money is their only bottom line. Even the President of CBS admitted that while this circus is not good for the country it sure is good for CBS.

The news used to function to keep citizens informed so as to make informed decisions about who to put in office to represent them. Those days are long gone, as the giant corporations who provide the advertising dollars now keep us dazed and confused with nonsense so that we do not have the information necessary to keep our government or media in check.

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About theurj

Also known as theurj. I've contributed some essays to Integral World and co-founded Open Integral blog, now defunct. I continue to participate in Integral Postmetaphysical Spirituality forum.
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