Films & Other Videos
Films with: McChesney, Robert Waterman
- Outfoxed Rupert Murdoch's war on journalism /
- Examines Rupert Murdoch's Fox News media empire and the dangers inherent in large corporations controlling the public's right to know. Includes interviews with former Fox News employees and media experts. Also includes many clips from Fox News broadcasts. Examines how the FCC helped Murdoch break the rules to establish a fourth network in the United States.
- DVD 3097
- Rich media, poor democracy
- Demonstrates how journalism has been compromised by the corporate bosses of conglomerates such as Disney, Viacom and AOL Time Warner to produce a system of news that is high on sensationalism and low on information. They suggest that unless citizen activisim can reclaim the commons, this new corporate system will be characterized by a rich media and an ever impoverished poor democracy.
- DVD 2707