Fox News: Ministry of Information

DSCN0544

There are two ways of infringing liberty: by police power or economic power. The latter can be exercised either directly or indirectly, by orienting the way people think, by addling their brains, by using the press (media, a la Fox News) to bias them in favor of special interests (think Koch Brothers and Citizens United).

Bill-O’Reilly

Citizens United left this country open to the power of money. We now know the extent to which moneyed interests use the press to further their interests.

Koch Brothers

Advertisements

6 thoughts on “Fox News: Ministry of Information

  1. I’m not all that familiar with the US media scene, but I suppose it’s the same everywhere. As Nigeria gears up for the presidential elections in February, the media is awash with propaganda. We need to put on our brains ….

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s