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Last Smash and Grab

1934   Federal Communications Commission forged by the Communications Act of 1934 to regulate interstate communications that run over radio, television, wire, satellite, or cable.

The Communications Act of 1934 is designed to spread media ownership over competing business entites to assure service, to create competition in the marketplace and to support democracy by insuring that many points of view would be heard.

1950's   Majority of American media - television stations, radio stations, film studios, magazine publishers, newspaper publishers, book publishers, advertising agencies - are owned by over 1,500 stand alone corporations.

1981   Media outlets consolidated to fifty large corporations.

Restrictions on children's advertising lifted.

This reflects the supply side unfettered market economic theories of the Chicago School of Economics - market solutions trump regulatory solutions.

1990's   40 independent production companies.

1995   FCC allows networks for the first time to own the programs they broadcast.

1996   Bill Clinton signs the Telecommunications Reform Act, which amends the Communications Act of 1934 and drastically reduced the restrictions placed upon corporate media ownership.

The public plays no role and it receives virtually no news coverage.

2002   Federal appeals court demands that the FCC provide compelling and even overwhelming evidence to justify keeping current corporate media ownership rules intact.

FCC had conducted biennial reviews of the mass media ownership rules in 1998 and 2000, and determined the ownership rules should remain in place.

The FCC then developed justification for relaxing corporate media ownership rules and classified those justifications as official secrets.

2003   Citizens submit 9,065 statements on corporate media ownership.

Eleven (11) support the proposed changes.

June 2 FCC votes 3-2 to relax the rules on corporate media ownership.

The changes are:

1. revised the local television multiple ownership rule;

2. modified the local radio ownership rule by revising the local radio marketplace definition;

3. raised the national television ownership limit from 35% to 45%;
4. retained the dual network rule; and

5. developed a single set of cross media limits to replace both the radio / television cross-ownership rule and the newspaper / broadcast cross-ownership rule.

These new rules are specifically designed to concentrate corporate media ownership under the control of a handful of corporations!!!

2004   Appeals court blocks implementation of new FCC rules that would have allowed for greater media consolidation.

2005   Six corporate media amalgamations control over 90% of the media outlets in America.

2007   FCC Chair Kevin Martin proposes new rules to allow for greater media consolidation. No independent production companies exist.

FCC adopted proposals by Kevin Martin to loosen a 32-year-old restriction on monopolizing news that has prevented a corporation from owning both a newspaper and a television or radio station in the same city.

2009   FCC slaps more than 660 small telecommunications companies with a total of $13.3 million in fines for failing to certify that they're keeping their customer information safe while shielding behemoth telecommunications corporations in the facilitation of the wiretapping of ALL telecommunications by the National Security Agency (NSA).

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"Centralization of the means of communication."

Point 6 Communist Manifesto, Karl Heinrich Marx

"Time Warner, Disney, Viacom, News Corp and NBC Universal rule the entertainment world in a way that the old Hollywood studio chiefs only dreamed of. And, after all the deals and buyouts, four of the five are run by Jews. We're back to where we started, bigger than ever."- Jewish Week 1999

"Most people in America have no idea what is happening even though our very democracy is at stake."- FCC commissioner Jonathan Adelstein, 2009

After World War II, Allied forces restricted media concentration in occupied Germany and Japan because Allied forces recognized that such concentration promoted anti-democratic fascist political cultures.

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"The readiness with which the corporate media and intellectuals adapt to and serve their leaders surprises many who don't grasp the extent to which the corporate media are a part of the imperial enterprise structure, and how naturally the intellectual community accepts and works within the parameters fixed by imperial needs." - Edward S. Herman, Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Wharton

1971Viacom is incorporated by CBS to avoid a FCC ruling that prohibited television networks from owning cable systems and TV stations in the same market.

Viacom then begins buying cable systems around the US.

1978 Viacom forms Showtime.

1981 Viacom launches an all music station called Music Television.

1987 Viacom is acquired by Sumner Murray Redstone (Rothstein) National Amusements Inc, one of the larger cinema operators with theatres in the US, Canada, South America and the EU.

Viacom then bought Paramount, an amalgamation based on one of Hollywood's original movie studios which included the Simon & Schuster publishing group, and Blockbuster Video.

1999 Viacom eats its parent, CBS.

2005 Viacom announced that it would split CBS into two separately operated but commonly controlled entities.

CBS became the center of a new company, CBS Corporation.

CBS Corporation andViacom are now owned by National Amusements.

National Amusements, Inc., a mass media holding company based in Dedham, Massachusetts and incorporated in Maryland is owned by Sumner and Shari Redstone.

December 2016 National Amusements, directly and through subsidiaries, holds approximately 79.8% of the Class A (voting) common stock of Viacom Inc., constituting 10% of the overall equity of the Company, and holds approximately 79.5% of the Class A (voting) common stock and 2.4% of the Class B (non-voting) common stock of CBS Corporation, constituting 9.1% of the overall equity of the Company.

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