Tuesday, July 27, 2010

"Sen. Franken to the Netroots: Only You Can Stop the Corporate Takeover of Free Speech" (with video)

Timothy Karr (Daily Kos) with video (10:58):
Over the weekend, Sen. Al Franken (D.-Minn.) made the corporate takeover of our media, and the government's acquiescence to these corporations, frighteningly clear.

Franken told more than 2,000 bloggers and organizers attending the Netroots Nation conference in Las Vegas that our media system is at risk everywhere we turn - from our free speech online to the growing power of companies who own a massive number of media outlets. MORE...

Howie P.S.: More video of Franken's remarks here (scroll down) @ Crooks and Liars from MOXNEWS. Lawrence Lewis pulls the camera back for The Big Picture:
Your government is owned, and unless you're a wealthy corporate person, it's not owned by you.

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