25 Jun '11, 7pm

New Focus on Media Consolidation | Care2 Causes

New Focus on Media Consolidation | Care2 Causes

A new campaign launched by SavetheNews.org targets a growing threat to the free-flow of information and ideas, so crucial to the democratic process–media consolidation. Television stations across the nation have merged newsrooms, circumventing the Federal Communications Commission’s media ownership limits at the expense of local, independent journalism. The result is a narrowing of information presented to the public and a lessening of critical, investigative reporting that threatens the very independence of the nation’s press. The campaign, “Change the Channels” features an interactive map highlighting each city impacted by this covert consolidation and shared news operations. To view the interactive map, click here . Most Americans get their news from local broadcast television while a significant portion of local online news originates from local TV stations. According ...

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 11pm

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Ai Wei Wei is Free, But... | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 26 Jun '11, 12am

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A Minority Majority Among Young Americans | Care2 Causes // & this might be a good thing!

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care2.com 26 Jun '11, 3am

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 11am

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pgatour.com 30 Jun '11, 2pm

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care2.com 26 Jun '11, 12am

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Entrepreneurs Working to Green Their Communities | Care2 Causes

Entrepreneurs Working to Green Their Communitie...

care2.com 24 Jun '11, 8pm

Green entrepreneurs around the world are working to change business and make a difference in their local communities. The ...

Indiana Law To Defund Planned Parenthood Blocked | Care2 Causes

Indiana Law To Defund Planned Parenthood Blocke...

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 9am

Planned Parenthood of Indiana was granted an injunction against the new Indiana state law that forbids any federal funding...

US Debt Ceiling, Greek Debt Crisis | Care2 Causes #crisis

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 5am

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Is Giving Early Retiring Seniors Medicaid Reall...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 7am

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Another Settlement From Wall Street | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 5pm

Another in a series of settlements related to the financial fraud surrounding the housing market bubble and subsequent col...

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 3am

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pgatour.com 01 Jul '11, 8pm

"Humana, the Clinton Foundation and the PGA TOUR will work together to promote health and well-being in order to positivel...

Learn more about media darling Minea Blomqvist

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lpga.com 25 Jun '11, 3pm

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care2.com 24 Jun '11, 6pm

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