Believe it or not, all of the media that the average American consumers, including all of the publishing houses, Internet utilities, 24-hour news stations, newspaper, and even video games, are in the hands of six media companies.
You read that right: six.
Many people have been calling out this concentration of media into just a few companies as a “threat to democracy and innovation”, and they have noted the fact that the average consumer has the illusion of choice, where, in reality, there is actually very little choice. So, these six media companies are not obliged by any law to present consumers necessarily with the truth or to report completely, so they often promote what best suits them.
It’s no wonder that these extremely powerful media companies keep some of humanity’s biggest concerns, as the uncontrolled environmental devastation, out of headlines, because chances are that the wealthy media moguls have accumulated some of their fortunes by using Earth’s resources. Chances are that they have no interest in a greener, better educated, and a cleaner world, and they will actively work to distract us from the true extent of the damage that the humanity is causing.
Luckily, the internet is (still) open and free, and the truth cannot be hidden as easily.
One of the people that present things that the “big 6” media is not is Climate Ben, a guy that keeps us aware of what is really going on in the world.
His information is fully-sourced, backed by science, and most importantly, real.
What we still don’t realize is that the truth won’t be delivered to us on a plate, and we must actively search for knowledge and answers.
Climate Ben decided to share the truth about 8 devastating things that take place in the world and are not covered in the front-page news, and his post resonated with millions of people.
Check out his series of tweets for yourself below, and feel free to share your thoughts on the matter in the comments.