Those who tell stories hold the power in society. Today television tells most of the stories to most of the people, most of the time. -George Gerbner
Center for Creative Voices in Media (Preserving original, independent, and diverse voices in America’s media).
Center for Public Integrity (Investigative journalism in the public interest. Tracks who owns the media in a given region)
Digital Destiny: New Media and the Future of Democracy. Chester, Jeff. New York: The New Press, 2007.
Free Press (Works to involve the public in media policymaking and to craft policies for more democratic media).
Media Channel (A global network for democratic media)
Media Owners (Who owns the American media)
The New Media Monopoly. Bagdikian, Ben. Boston: Beacon Press, 2004.
Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times. McChesney, Robert W. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1999.
We the Media: A Citizen’s Guide to Fighting for Media Democracy. Hazen, Don and Julie Winokur, eds. New York: The New Press, 1997.
Who Owns What? (Columbia Journalism Review’s interactive listing of media parent companies and their holdings)