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- We Need Real Competition, Not a Cable-Internet Monopoly (John Cassidy, The New Yorker) See also by the same author: Does Comcast Own Washington? And be careful what you think of doing to try to stay ahead: Ready to break the internet? Netflix’s “House of Cards” premiere is a big test of how video gets to you (Zachary Seward, Quartz)
- The Wolf of Sesame Street: Revealing the secret corruption inside PBS’s news division (David Sirota, Pando Daily) Hat tip to Barry Ritholtz, The Big Picture) Will there be a name change to “Propaganda” Broadcasting System? Or “Payola ” Broadcasting System?
- The Fed and Conspiracies (Robert Murphy, Free Advice) Hat tip to Mark Thornton. Murphy endorses the Murray Rothbard assessment that the Fed is “the product of insidious insiders“.
Today there are eleven articles discussed ‘behind the wall’.
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