When billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Laurene Powell-Jobs procure major media outlets, we should be paying closer attention, especially in the wake of an election that hinged on media coverage.
The order by the Justice Department is a flagrant abuse of government authority and a clear violation of free speech.
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Ted (Edward P.) Morgan is professor of political science at Lehigh University and the author of What Really Happened to the 1960s: How Mass Media Culture Failed American Democracy.