Did you know that 90% of all mainstream news outlets are controlled by the same 6 billionaire corporations? Did you know there are less than a handful of ‘wire’ services that can accept or reject local news, ensuring that local stories make it, or never make it to the mainstream? We think of Reuters and Associated Press as the ‘go to’ services for ‘legitimate’ news sources. But are they? It would be so easy for a handful of elites to throttle news to the entire world over a business lunch and a few cocktails. Very easy! But they wouldn’t… would they?
Article Link (PDF): The Mainstream News – Pants on Fire