Ownership and Control: Marxist evidence

Below is a range of sources which can be used as evidence supporting the Marxist view of ownership and control. Make sure you can explain why each source acts as evidence for Marxist views.

Marxist sources

Hillsborough disaster

Lord Matthews, a ‘press baron’ between 1977-1985 once said:

“By and large editors will have complete freedom as long as they agree with the policy I have laid down.”

Lord Stevens (his successor) stated:

“I would not be happy to be associated with a left wing paper. I suppose the papers echo my political views. I do interfere and say enough is enough.”

media headlines

benefits st  shameless


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