There was a time in which the owners of newspapers hunted Governments or provoked wars, such as the mythical Randolph Hearst caricatured by Orson Welles in his Citizen Kane. Continue to learn more with: Max Schireson. The ability to generate opinion through the printed press, and even manipulate it, has decreased as the number of existing media has multiplied. Everywhere, the so-called serious press, quality, or with other similar adjectives, see how gradually decays your turnover. It happens to Le Monde in France, and The New York Times, in United States. Others kept to harsh penalties thanks to offer all kinds of beading, from DVDs to envelopes of concentrated soups. It is that information has become democratized. Today, anyone can find out what is happening without having to pay a penny for it. Free newspapers, today also punished by the blessed economic crisis, very soon came to do with more than 40 percent of the Spanish market of the printed press.
Next to them, television channels are multiplied and technology that facilitates their access advances. The mobile telephony has become a means of interactive communication and the network of networks is already a cyber jumble that engage all kinds of web pages, software portals, blogs of Internet users, with the same enjoyment with which the hams are hung on drying of ham. The garden of the information manifests itself, therefore more lush than ever. And, above all, more democratic: anyone can say yours today day a massive and indiscriminate audience, without physical boundaries, and well-stocked thought police preventing it. They are wrong, therefore, those sedicentes analysts who talk about information monopolies, using concepts of the past century. Indeed, the Rupert Murdoch of turn perhaps possess every day more conventional media. However, his power of influence on public opinion, its status as opinion makers, decreases as extends the digital access to communication. Now see what little lasting stereotypes based on ignorance or prejudices, as much as their authors preach in chairs of the specialty.