Thom Hartmann Program - 1 Hour Edition - 01/08/19 - How does Democracy work when the news is owned by corporations and billionaires? Is this why they obsess over scandal, celebrity, and horse race instead of real issues?.. the way the media has treated OAC, Elizabeth Warren, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders this week as examples.
January 8, 2019•61 min
Thom introduces the idea that most of our media is fundamentally corrupt, and the way they misreported OAC's tax ideas is a clear example of this. --------- George in Illinois adds that the major corporate Spanish networks also skew the news.------ Thom welcomes Pulitzer-winning Art Cullen, a small town reporter in Iowa. A discussion on the fact that the national media barely reported the unprecedented crowds welcoming Elizabeth Warren and her critique of corporate power. ------- The discussion of media corruption rolls along between Thom and his callers.