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RT NEWS Interviews Mark Crispin Miller on American Media and Propaganda
RT NEWS America’s Modern media is a cartel system that is owned and dominated by a handful of huge corporations saddled with heavy debts.
“What they tend to do is cut costs wherever possible and at the same time go for the kind of material that they think will sell the most and the quickest,” said Miller, “You basically get a new system that resembles the worst aspects of the Internet and that is simply because it is profit-driven, advertising-based and controlled – that is probably the most important – by a handful of enormous commercial entities that are very close to our government and that is not good for democracy.”
Americans stay uninformed not because they do not want to be informed, claimed Miller, who also confessed that good entertainment is absolutely essential. Still, he admitted that “There is a very close relationship between the low-quality of a lot of entertainment, that is derived and sensationalistic, and the low quality of our journalism.”
People cannot control the information they were not told simply because “people don’t know what they don’t know”, explained Miller.
“We are a consumer culture. So people are raised here basically to do one thing and that is a shock if they cannot afford it,” Miller said, “If people are used to a kind of paper-thin, lightweight, completely distorted news coverage – that is all they see everywhere they look, no matter how many cable channels they have.”
According to Miller, the most scandalous story hidden from the American society over the last decade was the subversion of the US voting system.
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