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The inevitable news monopoly


Dr. Tamaro J. Green

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2021-02-22 12:18:19 viewed: 538


If a monopoly strikes deals with news organizations around the world, it is almost impossible not to imagine a news monopoly.  A news monopoly may act no different than existing monopolies in terms of taking every step possible to ensure a hold on power even at the risk to the consumer.  The unlikeliness that a news monopoly would submit to other practices than it does for search engine monopoly and video monopoly also remains a possibility.  The dangers of a news monopoly remain to be seen as the news industry has gone through dramatic changes recently.  Maybe, a news monopoly would encourage objective journalism if they decide that it would be in their best interest to allow journalists freedom in reporting the news.  The competition between an e-commerce monopoly that owns news organizations and a news monopoly that advertises e-commerce may be the competition that either faces in an industrialized news era.


Dr. Tamaro Green is a computer science researcher and the founder of TJG Web Services.  TJG Web Services, LLC is a consulting firm in the field of information technology.  Dr. Green writes on topics of privacy, security, and ethics in information technology and computer science.

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