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  • Democracy in Peril: Twenty Years of Media Consolidation Under the Telecommunications Act

    By Michael Corcoran, Truthout | News Analysis

    (Photo: Television Broadcast via Shutterstock; Edited: LW / TO)President Bill Clinton signed the Telecommunications Act, which was bought and paid for by the corporate media lobbies, in 1996. In the current presidential race, media industry giants have donated much more to Hillary Clinton than to any other candidate. (Photo: Television Broadcast via Shutterstock; Edited: LW / TO)

    Twenty years after President Bill Clinton signed the Telecommunications Act, it's one of the primary reasons that the majority of media is owned by just a few massive multinational corporations. Today, the telecom industry is donating to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in dizzying amounts.

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