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Stop the big media takeover!

Canadians for Democratic Media , one of several newly-formed Canadian media activist groups, has launched its Stop The Big Media Takeover campaign in an effort to curb the concentration of corporate-owned media and to promote media democracy in this country.

Canada has the highest media concentration in the industrialized world, which means that fewer companies own more and more of our news outlets. The Tyee, one of my favourite independent news sources, has a great backgrounder on the state of Canadian media, and the CBC has an updated Who Owns What page.

More:
http://www.shamelessmag.com/blog/2007/06/stop-the-big-media-takeover/

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