John Collins

Dr. John Collins is Professor of Global Studies at St. Lawrence University and is Director of Development for Weave News (, an independent media project focused on underreported stories.
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    ‘Junk Food News’ Distracts from Systemic Issues

    As media ownership becomes more consolidated and more reliant on advertising as a source of profit, the quality of news that is distributed declines. This is because owners, who tend to be extremely wealthy individuals, need to protect their conservative business interests in order to maintain their wealth, and...