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Issue No. 9 - Heaven & Earth
F E A T U R E S :

New » From Darkness, Awakening

New » On Morality

New » On Courage

Spirit Matters:
G&G Interviews Michael Lerner

We Still Need a Religious Left

9/11 and the American Empire:
How Should Religious People Respond?

Saving Fundamentalists From the Religious Right

The Dark Jesus: Spiritual Imagery Inspires Change and Heals Racism

Will We Choose To Survive?

A Sneak-Peak Interview with the Messiah

G&G Arts - Essay
Whose Good? Who's Evil?

  WINTER 2002-03 ISSUE

How has corporate media consolidation and the Internet affected what we hear, read, and watch?

NEW The Mainstream Media Paves the Way to War
Reviewing media coverage of the proposed invasion of Iraq...
by Tony Brasunas
NEW FCC Media Ownership Rules Now Under Review
Update on the imminent plans for further deregulation – and how to get involved and take action...
by Media Tank
F E A T U R E S:
  1. Introduction
    Welcome to Garlic & Grass's second issue. We examine corporate ownership and control of America's mass media...
  2. Only Money Makes Headlines in Today's News
    The slant of the mainstream media cheapens discourse and hollows out our souls...
    by Norman Solomon
  3. The Railroad Barons are Back
    The remarkable history of corporate control over the media...
    by Thom Hartmann
  4. A Chance to Bridge Social Gaps:
    The Arrival of Independent Online Media

    It's here, it's new, and it's revolutionary. The pitfalls and potential of independent internet media...
    by Shahid Buttar & Jessica Philie
  5. The Winner-Take-All Media: The 4th Estate Sells Out
    Corporate news meets elections. Three stories of political exclusion by the mainstream media...
    by Steven Hill
  6. A 12-Step Program for Media Democracy
    We can all resolve to reclaim our airwaves. And we must...
    by Jeff Chester & Gary O. Larson
  7. What If Corporate Radio Trafficked in News?
    A humorous glance at radio reportage...
    by Norman Solomon
  8. The Media Can't Fool Us, They Can Only Spread Apathy
    Their power is not in lying, but in making people feel powerless...
    by Rob Arnow
  9. Special - Garlic & Grass Arts
    A poem. A consumer of America's mainstream media visits a newsstand...
    by Tony Brasunas
R E S O U R C E S:

Giants Still Growing
The number of corporations who control the media drops to 6...

Who owns Who?
Who owns CNN? ABC? Time? Look it up...

Dig Deeper
Links for more information on democratic media, corporate media, and media advocates...


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