Monday, June 17, 2013

Public urged to buy out the mainstram media

Are you fed up with Murdoch owning all our media?

Then follow this example?
A crowdfunding campaign in the US is attempting to raise $660m to buy The Tribune Company, which owns publications including the LA Times, in order to prevent it from being taken over by media conglomerates

The Tribune Company, which is the country’s second largest newspaper publisher – with ten titles including the LA Times, the Chicago Tribune and the Baltimore Times – is up for sale for $660m (£421m). It looks set to get into the hands of either Rupert Murdoch, owner of News Corp, which houses The Sun, Sky and Fox News, or the Koch brothers – famously funders of climate denial campaigns and of the right wing political group, the Tea Party.
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