Cliquez sur le lien ci-bas et decouvrez qui possede les medias, et ensuite essayez de contempler les consequences d'avoir dans nos societes, parce qu'il en est de meme au Canada, d'avoir des monopoles qui controlent l'information, les films, les magazines, les station de cables, de televisions, satellite, et autres domaines comme la production de materiel militaire. Juste un petite poignee de joueurs qui controlent toute l'information qu'on recoit, qui faconnent notre vision du monde, a chaque jour.
Ces empires ont un pouvoir enorme.
GE a eu des revenus de l'ordre de 134.2 milliards de dollards en 2003.
134 200 000 000$$ de revenus, ca c'est du pouvoir.
J'ai poste l'exemple de General Electric, mais ne manquez les autres sur le site.
Big Media are getting bigger. This interactive chart tells you who owns what.
This chart is primarily based on information from Columbia Journalism Review’s Who Owns What? site, one of many excellent resources on the web regarding media ownership. Click here for links to a variety of online resources on media ownership.
2003 revenues: $134.2 billionGeneral Electric holdings include: NBC, Telemundo, Universal Pictures, Universal Parks & Resorts, CNBC, Bravo, MSNBC, and vast holdings in numerous other business sectors (click a category for complete details)GE/NBC recently acquired many of the highest-profile media properties previously held by Vivendi.
Broadcasting: NBC, Paxson Communications [PAX] (32%), Telemundo Communications GroupTV Stations: Fourteen NBC
television stations — WVTM (Birmingham, AL), KXAS (Dallas, TX), WMAQ (Chicago, IL), WCMH (Columbus, OH), WVIT (Hartford, CT), KNBC (Los Angeles, CA), WTVJ (Miami, FL), WNBC (New York, NY), WCAU (Philadelphia, PA), WJAR (Providence, RI), WNCN (Raleigh, NC), KNSD (San Diego, CA), WRC (Washington, DC), KNTV (San Jose, CA) — as well as 14 local Telemundo stations
Cable: Telemundo, Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC (partial ownership, with Microsoft), mun2, Sci-Fi Channel, TRIO, USA Network, CNBC Europe, CNBC Asia-Pacific, Telemundo Internacional, NBC Europe, plus 8 other channels in Europe and Latin America under the Sci-Fi, 13th Street, Studio Universal, and USA brands
Universal Pictures: Imagine Entertainment, Tribeca Films, Shady Acres, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Double Feature Films, Playtone Company, Strike Entertainment, Type A Films, Depth of Field, Stephen Sommers, Working Title Films (Europe), Focus Features
Universal Parks & Resorts: Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal CityWalk, Universal Orlando (Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, the 30-acre CityWalk entertainment complex, Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, and Royal Pacific Resort), Wet-n-Wild Orlando, Universal Studios Japan + CityWalk, Universal Mediterranea (Spain, includes Universal Mediterranea Theme Park, Hotel Port Aventura)
Production & Distribution: NBC Universal Television Studio, NBC Universal Television Distribution (owners of more than 4,000 feature films and more than 40,000 episodes of television programming), Universal Studios Home Video
Military Production: Manufactures engines for the F-16 Fighter jet, Abrams tank, Apache helicopter, U2 Bomber, Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV), A-10 aircraft, and numerous military equipment including planes, helicopters, tanks, and more.
GE Consumer Finance (provider of credit services to consumers, retailers and auto dealers in over 35 countries)
GE Commercial Finance: GE Capital Aviation Services, GE Commercial Equipment Financing, GE Corporate Financial Services, GE Structured Finance Global Energy Unit, GE Fleet Services, GE Healthcare Financial Services, GE Real Estate, GE Vendor
Financial Services GE Advanced Materials (engineering of thermoplastics, silicon-based products and technology platforms, and fused quartz and ceramics)GE Consumer & Industrial (appliances, lighting, and Industrial Systems)GE Energy (technology for the oil and gas, power generation and energy management industries, including nuclear)GE Healthcare (diagnostic and interventional medical imaging, information and services technology)GE Infrastructure (comprised of GE Water Technologies, GE Silicones, GE Superabrasives, and GE Quartz, serves various industries including cosmetics, semi-conductors, oil drilling, construction and telecommunications)GE Insurance (insurance and investment products for businesses and individuals)GE Transportation (serving the aviation, rail, marine and off-highway industries with jet engines for military and civil aircraft, freight and passenger locomotives, motorized systems for mining trucks and drills, and gas turbines for marine and industrial applications)