‘Koch brothers’ real plan for media domination’ | D. Sirota- Salon

‘Koch brothers’ real plan for media domination’ | D. Sirota- Salon

For such a sprawling corporate behemoth, newspapers are a decent investment, just not in the way corporate leaders may want to admit in polite company. They don’t necessarily want to admit that while the papers themselves may lose money, they can be incredibly valuable to the corporate parent because they can deviously skew the news in a way that serves the larger company. In other words, newspapers can become a crucial part of a corporation’s larger profit-generating political machinery by specifically manufacturing the Overton windows that determine the public policies on which the corporate parent relies.

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