The 6 Companies That Own (Almost) All Media [INFOGRAPHIC]
In modern America, it feels like you have an unlimited variety of entertainment and media options right at your fingertips.
Television, film, and video game companies seem to come out of the woodwork in today’s startup-centric economy. Who knows what they’ll do next? But while it may seem like you have limitless options, most of the media you consume is owned by one of six companies. These six media companies are known as The Big 6.
While independent media outlets still exist (and there are a lot of them), the major outlets are almost all owned by these six conglomerates. To be clear, “media” in this context does not refer just to news outlets — it refers to any medium that controls the distribution of information. So here, “media” includes 24-hour news stations, newspapers, publishing houses, Internet utilities, and even video game developers.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at each of The Big 6, who control them, and what they own.1
In the picture chart below, it shows how just 3 organizations, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Bilderberg Group, and the Trilateral Commission include in their membership the key publishers, editors, and journalists at essentially every major network, wire service, Hollywood studio, newspaper of record, internet publication, and other sources of “news” and cult-ure creation.2
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2 Excerpt from book “Government” – The Biggest Scam In History by Etienne de la Boetie2 page 48