You all know that Fox news channel, the butt of all jokes, the station that everyone watches but no one admits to watching……
Imagine a world without the New York Times, Fox News, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, and countless other tools used by the 1 percent to rule and fool.
In a socialist society run by and for the working people it represents, the mega-monopolies like Walmart, Halliburton, Exxon-Mobil, and the corporations that run the tightly controlled “mainstream media” will be a thing of the past.
………….In a socialist society a portion of the media would be reserved for news disseminated by the democratically elected governing bodies, that is, working people elected by and for working people.
But state ownership is not the only way media can represent the interests of working people, to speak with or through their voices. In most cases, the media would be owned and operated by working-class organizations—labor unions, neighborhood associations, and cultural centers.
So news (and views) in a socialist society will be brought to you by a plethora of noncommercial sponsors.
Seriously. What an idiot. Do I have to expound? I don’t think so, as my readership is smarter than I am.
I will however note this:
The state already has control over most of the media. Only it’s not control with guns, it’s control with love and pats on the back and insider tips to skew the news the way they want it. And for Fox? “No Soup For You!”
On Thursday, Greta Van Susteren wrote at her blog, “After Benghazi on 9/11/2012, the Obama administration tried very hard to discourage Fox News Channel from reporting on it. The effort was obstruction – pure and simple.”
Yet Fox is the laughing stock?