Concern # 16: Corporate Media

Who controls our information?

For each category of concern we provide a list of issues, sample messages and the mailing address of the corporate CEOs
who need to be encouraged to Give a Ratz Ass about the damage they cause.
Drink the water, write the message, mail the bottle. Give a Ratz Ass!

Issues
Information Censorship Media companies are supposed to serve the public interest, but sometimes that is at odds with the conglomerate owners who control traditional media voices.
NBC
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 1011
USA
INFO: Project Censored
NEWS: Mainstream Media Censorship Exposed
Social media and citizen journalists can help the truth get out, but we need to prevent the corporations from monopolizing media.
Koch Brothers Though they do not actually own newspapers or other media outlets, the purchasing power of the Koch brothers has the power to influence elections and media content.
Koch Industries
P.O. Box 2256
Wichita, KS 67201-2256
USA
INFO: Greenpeace
NEWS: Nothing Really Compares to the Koch Brothers Political Empire
Shine a light on Dark Money used to usurp the power of the electorate.
Rupert Murdoch Murdoch accrues political influence through his aggressive manipulation of News Corps many media outlets.
News Corp
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
USA
INFO: Freepress
NEWS: Murdoch media to control over a fifth of UK news consumption
Keep media diversity, change media ownership rules to maintain citizen access.
News Conglomerates Massive corporations dominate the U.S. media landscape.
American Cable Association
One Parkway Center Suite 212
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
USA
INFO: Free Press
NEWS: These 6 Corporations Control 90% Of The Media In America
Fight to ensure that people have a seat at the table for important policy debates and decisions in Washington, D.C., and beyond.