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Re: (TV) Good or Bad? I dunno, yet
--- "Mark G. Ryan" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Expect to see more private companies controlling whole aspects of American
> life in the future: media, elections, schools, prisons, medicine, etc.
> ClearChannel is just a harbinger of things to come.
Wow, we are really getting OT here. But doesn't this stuff just run in a cycles
anyhow? Don't forget the days of Standard Oil, or the "yellow press", etc.
Gov't regulation of private industry swings like a pendulum. And even
entrenched monopolies can be brought low: witness the last 30 years for the
American car industry, previously an all-powerful triopoly.
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