Captive audience

By John Dunbar

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"… the news, he will find that one of the largest private media companies in America owns the Birmingham News and the local cable television system.F …"

"… r which has for years enjoyed the reputation as one of the best dailies in America. In the mid-1980s, the family-owned Courier-Journal was bought b …"

"… s one by the reins," Powell told a meeting of the Newspaper Association of America. "It's difficult to maintain the rule in its current form."Indications are …"

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"… ie told the Center. Mackenzie, the Distinguished Presidential Professor of American Government at Colby College, is author of several books and studies on pr …"

"… term. These include former White House counsel Jack Quinn (the lawyer for American-Swiss businessman Marc Rich, who was granted a controversial last-minute …"

"… d States and multilateral organizations to give financial aid to the Latin American country after its economy collapsed a year ago.Domestically, Eizenstat lo …"

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"… ays, and the area lost more than 70 million gallons of water.By and large, Americans have a safe, plentiful and cheap water supply, but those three days in 2 …"

"… tinationals, appear poised to take the lead in providing drinking water to American consumers. With money and free-market ideology on their side, they appear …"

"… nies, United Water Resources Inc., a French subsidiary, and American Water Works Co. Inc., which was acquired by a German conglomerate on Jan. …"

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"… 1990; they are also active in at least 10 Asian countries and eight Latin American ones, three in North America, two in the Caribbean plus Puerto Rico, thre …"

"… at least 10 Asian countries and eight Latin American ones, three in North America, two in the Caribbean plus Puerto Rico, three in the Middle East plus the …"

"… ge for loans.Having firmly established themselves in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia, the water companies are expanding into the far more lucrative ma …"

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"… setts Sen. John Kerry were elected to the White House in 2004, he would be America's richest president in more than a century.Kerry, a democratic presidentia …"

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"… nternet. The fund comes from a fee added to the phone bills of millions of Americans and controlled by a telecom industry-dominated, non-profit corporation s …"

"… the top service providers to the E-Rate program reads like a who's who of America's telecom and technology companies. At the top is IBM, which received paym …"

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"… t by the National Intelligence Council predicted, a quarter of all the oil America imports will come from West Africa.Angola will be one of the prime benefic …"

"… Washington's Four Seasons Hotel in December 2001 were lawyers for some of America's largest corporations – Conoco, General Electric, Enron and Boeing, amo …"

"… the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act," an annual conference organized by the American Conference Institute to boost U.S. companies' awareness and enforcement o …"

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"… n May 1995, the Freetown government confidentially advised the British and American ambassadors that the country had contracted for South African military as …"

"… aran Africa," in conjunction with Military Professional Resources Inc., an American PMC, and other U.S. corporations, the term was only to be adopted in the …"

"… untries," the paper reported. Asked at a conference in 2002 on "Europe and America – a New Strategic Partnership – Future Defense and Industrial Relation …"

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"… y stay home this November 5, or why 40 percent of the state legislators in America have no opponents this year, or why 40 percent of the American people cann …"

"… gislators in America have no opponents this year, or why 40 percent of the American people cannot tell you the name of the Vice President of the United State …"

"… on. Beyond the obvious human dimensions of the unspeakable tragedy itself, America has lost a brave, lonely, courageous voice that needs to be heard now more …"

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"… ey by covering the healthiest part of the population, Dr. Darrel Regier of American Psychiatric Association told the House subcommittee. By offering a poor m …"

"… egislation are the major insurance industry trade associations such as the American Association of Health Plans (AAHP) and Health Insurance Association of Am …"

"… can Association of Health Plans (AAHP) and Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA) and business groups such as the National Association of Manufacture …"

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"… ported on Halliburton’s tax court case in our 2001 book, The Cheating of America.The White House confirmed that Harken had set up the subsidiary, but argue …"

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"… y when war comes is truth." Trauma from the worst civilian loss of life on American soil and the resultant "war on terrorism" without borders have all contri …"

"… in its March white paper, Homefront Confidential, that “In effect, most American broadcasters and newspaper reporters scratched out [Afghanistan war] cove …"

"… m carefully selected military videos or from leaks . . . The truth is, the American media’s vantage point for the war has never been at the front lines wit …"

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"… a unique, detailed roadmap of the party money system at the state level in American politics. Records used to compile the report were collected from election …"

"… spot.The second biggest donor was the Association of Trial Lawyers of America at $2.5 million; third was the Service Employees International U …"

"… hood of Electrical Workers at $2 million.Sixth was another union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees at $1.9 million. …"

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"… ves that come to this Congress and complain about the state of politics in America, the lack of public confidence and the declining levels of integrity in th …"

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"… questions now about the extent of “Enronitis.” Some two-thirds of the American people believe Enron’s shady accounting shenanigans are common among U. …"

"… tegrity of our securities markets and investor trust and confidence in the American financial regulatory system. Of course, what some people are calling the …"

"… w that those were empty, window-dressing words. Just sixteen months later, America’s seventh largest corporation effectively announced that its phenomenal …"

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"… cess to meeting records took on new dimensions with the collapse of Enron, America’s seventh-largest company, and the loss of billions of dollars in invest …"

"… rber, director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University, called the timing of contributions troubling. “It doesn’t …"

"… t Cheney and Lay, the Enron CEO, met when the two served on a panel at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) World Forum in Beaver Creek, Colo.On October 1 …"

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"… rice into a death spiral.Enron, at one time the seventh-largest company in America and its largest energy trader, filed for bankruptcy on December 2.Enron’ …"

"… creasing pressure from Congress to improve accounting standards to protect American investors. Those demands come after Enron’s outside auditors, Arthur An …"

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"… plight of his people, but instead echoes bin Laden’s own message. “If America wants to end terrorism it should withdraw its forces from the Gulf and end …"

"… leaders have now merged in a symbiotic relationship and a single voice. “America has created the evil that is attacking it,” Omar told Voice of America r …"

"… America has created the evil that is attacking it,” Omar told Voice of America radio on September 23. “The evil will not disappear even if I die and Os …"

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"… measures. He had persuaded the US Congress to provide the Mujaheddin with American-made Stinger anti-aircraft missiles to shoot down Soviet planes and provi …"

"… Muslim world was fighting the Soviet Union alongside the Afghans and their American benefactors. And the Saudis saw an opportunity both to promote Wahabbism …"

"… ntually turn their hatred against the Soviets on their own regimes and the Americans.Thousands of radicals come to study . . .Between 1982 and 1992, some 35, …"

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"… l decision-making in the nation's capital and in state capitals all across America.The Media Tracker is a product of the Center's telecommunications and medi …"

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"… light is the best disinfectant.” …"

"… ing or covering some of the most respected courtroom lawyers and judges in America, from Edward Bennett Williams and David Boies to courageous Alabama federa …"

"… ana University for the National Center for State Courts, 79 percent of the American people believed that “judges are generally honest and fair in deciding …"

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"… d, where the problem is not one of finding news but of fending it off.Take America with its wall to wall, 24-hour cable TV information environment. There the …"

"… hat caused some 8,000 deformed births around the world.] It was read by an American, Thomas Diamond, and his wife, who noticed that the deformities were the …"

"… .A few months later the coverage given to the case of Sherry Finkbein, the American woman who had taken thalidomide in pregnancy and who had gone to Sweden f …"

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"… ne poll taken after the announcement of Dolly indicated that 89 percent of Americans agreed that it was "morally unacceptable to clone humans." President Cli …"

"… cottish company owned by the Roslin Institute was bought in May 1999 by an American biotechnology firm, Geron Corp., bringing the possibility of human clonin …"

"… Geron Corp., bringing the possibility of human cloning closer to home for Americans. Subsequently, Japan, India and most European countries banned cloning o …"

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"… ring for senior positions,” DeMuth, who is president of the conservative American Enterprise Institute and a member of the transition advisory team, told T …"

"… up brownfield sites and market them for reuse.“Mine is the only state in America with a reimbursement program for private parties that voluntarily clean up …"

"… ntatives on the EPA advisory team are Jamie Conrad, senior counsel for the American Chemistry Council (formerly the Chemical Manufacturers Association), and …"

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"… n government for at least 60 years. …"

"… bitants. They fought a war against them as ferocious as the Indian wars in America, if not on the same scale. Aboriginals held their own against the flintloc …"

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"… te landowners to dispose of at will, like slaves in the southern states of America, accounted for along with the animals when a sale took place. Mary Bennett …"

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"… have completed an astonishing reversal of the common observation that the American press is the freest in the world and Britain's the most restricted.The cl …"

"… estrictionSteven Aftergood, a senior research analyst at the Federation of American Scientists who directs the groups Project on Government Secrecy, said he …"

"… of security officials on the Imperial General Staff.In 2000 in Washington, America did just the same. The provision emerged within the intelligence community …"

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"… w I mention are illustrative of legal corruption.In 1990, we did a report, Americas Frontline Trading Officials, in which we found that half of the highest-r …"

"… s during the mark-up sessions. One interest group, the people that brought America the “Harry and Louise” commercials, the Health Insurance Association o …"

"… he “Harry and Louise” commercials, the Health Insurance Association of America, made a deal with then-House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dan Rostenk …"

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"… eipts to the FEC.)Groups Supporting Lazio: (all have signed the pledge)The American Conservative Union has agreed to Lazio’s pledge, stating it will follow …"

"… n members that is sending out an 89-page paperback detailing “what every American should know” about Hillary Clinton, as part of a “Voter Alert Campaig …"

"… ing that she has been at the center of the scandals at the White House.The American Political Action Committee was founded by Alan Gottlieb, a conservative a …"

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"… on to each of the general Democratic and Republican convention committees.)American Express ($564,000, 45 percent to Democrats)American Council of Life Insur …"

"… convention committees.)American Express ($564,000, 45 percent to Democrats)American Council of Life Insurers ($602,000, 38 percent to Democrats)BellSouth Cor …"

"… onaire oil and real-estate man who ranks among Forbes‘ richest people in America.)Leo Hindry (chairman and CEO of Global Crossing, Ltd.)Investment Company …"

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