Media Don't Bite the Ruling That Feeds Them

Corcoran, Michael; Maher, Stephen
January 2011
Extra!;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p9
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.


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