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Free press

In the modern age, "the free press" has taken on multiple meanings. The invention, and use of radio, including pirate radio stations, video and personal computers have increased the flow of information around the world. In some large media structures; other corporations, banking institutions, and socio-political groups have a major influence in programs and news stories. New communication technologies make it possible to circumvent the strong economic ties in mass media conglomerates. Alternative media and journalistic freedom could be viewed as interested in content against censorship and propaganda, and for the increased awareness of world events.

See also: Freedom of the press