According to the propaganda model of Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky, privately owned news media promote the economic and political interests of the large companies that own or advertise with them.
You should do a little more research about companies like Clear Channel Communications, before you bash someone who is just doing what everyone else has done for years. Sounds like you want everything to just be one sided!
Give me a break... can we say Murdoch and Turner? Manipulated and misinformation winner goes to Fox News & media mogul Rupert Murdoch!
Misinformer of the Year
An annual feature on the Media Matters website is the title of "Misinformer of the Year", which is awarded to the journalist, commentator, and/or network that, in the opinion of Media Matters, was responsible for the most numerous and/or grievous factual errors and claims made. They have been awarded almost every year since Media Matters started in 2004. The recipients of this award have included:
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly (2004) MSNBC's Chris Matthews (2005) American Broadcasting Company (2006) Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity (2008) Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck (2009) Fox News Channel's Sarah Palin (2010) Rupert Murdoch and News Corporation (2011)