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He Who Owns the Media Owns the People

In today’s brave new world… let us not get fooled:

Don’t get suckered by the news and media.

Why? It is in the best interest of the news to maximize their advertising dollars.

Also, let us be concerned and wary how Disney owns pretty much all the media— which indoctrinates us, our children, etc:

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A brief list of some of the notable ownings by Disney:

Essentially Disney owns:

  • ABC
  • ESPN (80% stake)
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Marvel (all the new Marvel movies!!)
  • Lucasfilm (Stars Wars and beyond)
  • The History Channel (50% equity holding with the Hearst Corporation)
  • Pixar (!!!)
  • Vice media (10% stake)

Do you recognize these brands or films?

The trickier things — the recognizable brands and film franchises Disney owns includes:

  • Star Wars
  • The Muppets
  • The Marvel Cinematic Universe (all the marvel films)
  • All the Disney Princess/Prince films
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • All Pixar films
  • All Winnie the Pooh films
  • Indiana Jones films

ViacomCBS

Also note how Viacom CBS owns sooooo much of the mainstream media:

Some includes:

  • Paramount Home Entertainment
  • BET Films
  • Comedy Central Films
  • MTV
  • Nickelodeon (note how Nick Cannon got fired for his recent controversial statements)
  • Miramax (49% with beIN Media Group— a Qatar based company)
  • CBS News
  • The CW
  • CBS.com
  • CNET
  • Chowhound
  • GameSpot
  • Last.fm
  • Metacritic
  • Mp3.com
  • MetroLyrics
  • ZDNet
  • Comedy Central
  • Smithsonian Channel
  • VH1
  • TV Land
  • All the Nickelodeon shows
  • BET
  • Showtime
  • Channel 5
  • Viacom

Even crazier … ViacomCBS apparently also owns the publishing book company Simon & Schuster, which publishes ALL the big name books.

The skinny

The skinny is this:

Be very skeptical of these mega-corporations which essentially .. subtly prime us to think certain ways.

Be skeptical!

ERIC


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