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This infographic created by Jason at Frugal Dad shows that almost all media comes from the same six sources.. That's consolidated from 50 companies back in 1983. NOTE: This infographic is from last year and is missing some key transactions.


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Ashley Lutz Business Insider June 16, 2012. This infographic created by Jason at Frugal Dad shows that almost all media comes from the same six sources. Full article here


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With so many channels to surf through and so much great programming, why can’t we find anything to watch? 90% of what we watch, listen to and read is owned by 6 companies.


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This is a popular meme claiming either five or six corporations control 90% of the media content. When this claim is analyzed, it's dubious at best.


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In 1983, 50 corporations controlled the vast majority of all news media in the U.S. At the time, Ben Bagdikian was called "alarmist" for pointing this out in his book, The Media Monopoly.


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Massive corporations dominate the U.S. media landscape. Through a history of mergers and acquisitions, these companies have concentrated their control over what we see, hear and read.


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Media cross-ownership is the ownership of multiple media businesses by a person or corporation.These businesses can include broadcast and cable television, film, radio, newspaper, magazine, book publishing, music, video games, and various online entities.


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10 Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy — This Chart Shows How By Chris Miles November 04, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "PolicyMic" - Ten mega corporations control the output of almost everything you buy; from household products to pet food to jeans.


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Jason, I work for one of the “Big 6” and I share your concern. The answer is to teach your kids to put TV in the proper perspective. Always consider your sources.


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Some nations can influence and control their media greatly. In addition, powerful corporations also have enormous influence on mainstream media.