With Musk’s takeover of Twitter, the world’s wealthiest continue to build a concerning level of unaccountable control over technology and media. This anti-democratic power presents particular danger to traditionally marginalized groups, who use the platform to organize and criticize.
Nonprofit newsrooms are undertaking a critical role to ensure public accountability; so too are journalists working to end the silence and forced invisibility of millions of native Americans. Our media must reckon with power and dominant narratives to inform and step toward and more peaceful nation.
Four tech giants have been consolidating wealth and media control over the past several years, and especially during the pandemic. Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Google have cemented their platforms in businesses from social media to movies as critics argue their...