The framers of our nation never imagined what could happen if big government, big publishing, and big broadcasters ever saw eye to eye in putting the public's need for news second to their own interests—and to the ideology of market economics. The greatest moments in the history of the press came not when journalists made common cause with the state but when they stood fearlessly independent of it.
-- Bill Moyers
Friday, November 21, 2008
Just because Obama has been elected doesn't change the reality of today's corporate news organizations: