BROADCAST MEDIA OWNERSHIP
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In 1983, 90% of American Media was owned by 50 companies.
In 2016, 90% of American Media is owned by 6 companies.

GE
VIACOM
NEWS CORP TIME WARNER
DISNEY CBS

And, 232 media executives as of 2011 thereby controlled the vast majority of
all the information seen and heard by the US public.

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NEWS MEDIA - 2016

 
"A January 2016 Pew Research Center survey found that just 5% of U.S. adults who had learned about the presidential election in the past week named print newspapers as their 'most helpful' source - trailing nearly every other category by wide margins, including cable, local and national TV, radio, social media and news websites."-

State of the News Media 2016 - Pew Research Center
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Updated: December 26, 2016 4:40 PM