censorship, cover-ups and corporate control.
“When men yield up the exclusive privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.”—Thomas Paine
“The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.”—Malcolm X
“The United States is unusual among the industrial democracies in the rigidity of the system of ideological control; ‘indoctrination,’ we might say, exercised through the mass media.”—Noam Chomsky
“We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they're already too big. We need a new set of rules that will break these huge companies to pieces.”—Ted Turner
“Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media.”—Noam Chomsky
“The media is too concentrated, too few people own too much. There’s really five companies that control 90 percent of what we read, see and hear. It’s not healthy.”—Ted Turner
Why have we let a handful of powerful corporations write the news? [source]The film provides the enough information for you to answer the question.