The Crisis in the Media and Its Impact on Society

FILE - A man looking at newspapers in Athens puffs away. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, File)

Another chain of newspapers, one of the largest in the United States, has filed for bankruptcy. It is a 163-year-old family-owned business that publishes 30, mainly regional newspapers, including the Miami Herald and the Kansas City Star.

Of course, new staff layoffs will follow, and many areas of the country will lose the valuable local information provided by these newspapers.

I note that 20% of newspapers have closed since 2004 and that 47% of industry workers have been fired.
Who knows how …

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  1. POOR PROPAGANDA MINISTER DIAMATARIS ..NO ONE EVER MAKES COMMENTS ABOUT YOUR ARTICLES ..LIKE THEY DO FOR SCAROS …AND THE REST OF YOUR JOURNALISTIC CABAL OF TRUTH , JUSTICE…AND OF COURSE ..THE EXCEPTIONAL GLORY TO AMERICA AND ISRAEL WAY !

    HOWEVER, ITS A DIRTY JOB ..BUT SOMEBODY HAS TO TELL THE TRUTH!

    AND THE TRUTH IS …THAT THE CRISIS IN THE MEDIA..IS NOT LOSING PUBLICATIONS ,BUT NOW BEING RECOGNIZED AS MERELY JOURNALIST, WHO SERVE THE LIES AND NARRATIVE OF THE C.I.A , STATE DEPARTMENT AND MEMBERS OF THE GLORY TO AMERICA NEO CONS AND MARXIST BILLINAIRE ARISTOCRATIC CLASS ..WHO OWN THE ENTIRE GOVERNMENTS OF U.S AND NATO ALLIES!

    NOT ONLY…THAT …IT IS ACKNOWLEDGED THAT MOST OF THE JOURNALIST ..ARE EITHER PAYED EMPLOYEES OF THESE ORGANIZATION, OR ACTUALLY….HOLDING POSITIONS IN CNN , NEW YORK TIMES, AND MOST OF THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA ..TO SELL LIES AND NARRATIVE WHICH CONTROL THE U.S POPULACE …TO WAGE CRIMINAL WARS , INCITE WARS, ELECT COMPLIANT CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE TO CHAMPION THEIR REGIME CHANGE WARS AND ATTROCITIES AROUND THE WORLD!

    DIAMANTARIS… YOU ARE RIGHT…THE MEDIA HAS BEEN EXPOSED AS BEING NOW PROPAGANDA MACHINES..WHO EVERYDAY FEED US A STEADY DIET OF MISINFORMATION , DISTORTIONS, AND CONCEALMENT OF INFORMATION TO SERVE THE INTERESTS OF CORPORATE AND PRIVATE BILLIONAIRES!

    IT IS SOCIETY IN CRISIS..IN REALIZING THAT DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA ..IS AND HAS BEEN A MYTH! THAT THE ONLY FREEDOMS WE HAVE …IS TO MAKE AS MUCH MONEY AS POSSIBLE!

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