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GRITtv: The Future of Independent Media

Laura Flanders, Jeff Cohen and co. explore and celebrate the origins and success stories of the new, independent media.

Independent media is almost a household name these days. But in 1986 when Fairness And Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) launched most people hadn't heard of anything like it. So what's changed in the last two decades? Has the stranglehold of corporate media been loosened? Today, pioneers in the field, Janine Jackson, Program Director of FAIR and co-host of CounterSpin, Steve Rendall, Senior Analyst at FAIR and, Jeff Cohen, director of the Park Center for Independent Media and the author of Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media discuss the future of independent media.

Watch the whole interview below:


Laura Flanders is the host of GRITtv and the author of Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians.
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