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Date TimeAugust 27, 2019
VoiceThe Vermont senator recently lambasted the ‘corporate and billionaire-owned media’ – and to some, it mirrors the right’s anti-media accusations
Are Bernie Sanders attacks on the media fair – or Trumpian?
The newsletter landed in supporters’ email inboxes with an ominous subject line: “What We Cannot Discuss.” In it, the author lambasted “the Washington pundits who are paid by the corporations and billionaires who own the media”.
“[C]orporate and billionaire-owned media often tilts coverage against candidates … who push a working-class agenda – an agenda that threatens the political power of corporations and billionaires,” he continued, arguing that such biases have harmed his boss’ presidential campaign.

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