Humans process information through narrative. The media holds a profound power to shape our worldviews with storytelling — one that can be manipulated by special interests, especially as the mainstream media becomes monopolized by elite corporations.
Independent media is more important now than ever. These outlets help tell stories and uplift perspectives often left untold by the mainstream media. These nonprofit outlets and independent journalists are providing a critical alternative, challenging corporate media, and carving the path toward a more equitable society.
Amy Goodman, of Democracy Now!, on the bombing of Pacifica’s KPFT and why groups like the KKK find independent media so dangerous. #Bioneers2017