Vertical Exploitation: The Six Companies That Control Your Life

Brace yourselves for a stunning 2-part article on who really decides what all of us see and hear in the media. Well, the Old Media anyway, because TVWriter™ still holds out one Acme Ton O’Hope for New Media’s independence.

Hope being the operative word. Anyway:

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Warner Brothers is Still Trying to Screw Superman’s Family

Warner Brothers has been fighting tooth and nail against a court-ordered award requiring them to pay the family of the late Jerry Siegel, co-creator of Superman for their use of the character after 50% of the rights reverted to the Siegels. Here, thanks to Deadline.Com, is the latest update, from Laura Siegel Larson, Siegel’s daughter:

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