TITLE

Media Don't Bite the Ruling That Feeds Them

AUTHOR(S)
Corcoran, Michael; Maher, Stephen
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Extra!;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the implication of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision to allow corporate funding on political broadcasts during elections. According to the periodical "Associated Press," it established a stimulus package for media and broadcast companies resulting to high revenues, thus gaining both from money and politics. It adds that media companies earned 3 billion dollars in 2010 midterm election cycle and now has the capacity to give more money to political campaigns.
ACCESSION #
57205880

 

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