Why Radio Plays Same 20 Songs: The Sad Truth Of Media Consolidation [INFOGRAPHIC] – hypebot

PayolaIf you’ve ever tuned into terrestrial radio in your car, at home or at the office, then you’re well aware that commercial radio stations tend to play the same songs in rotation over and over again. Is it because these songs are so hot that people are just demanding stations play them? Hardly. The sad truth of the matter is that only six companies control 90% of the media: GE, Newscorp, Disney, Viacom, and Time Warner (compared to 1983 when roughly 50 companies owned the media).

Media Consolidation Infographic


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