Corbyn's Millions - Blair's Millions

http://medialens.org/index.php/alerts/alert-archive/2016/817-corbyn-s-millions-blair-s-millions.html

Publisher:  Media Lens
Date Written:  20/04/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19307

While 'social media' like Facebook and Twitter are forms of corporate media, it is unarguable that they and other web-based outlets have helped empower a serious challenge to traditional print and broadcast journalism. For the first time in history, uncompromised non-corporate voices are able to instantly challenge the filtered 'mainstream' version of events. This certainly helps explain the rise of Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, Podemos in Spain, and now Bernie Sanders in the US.