Comic: How Big Media Is Killing Democracy, But The Solution Is Up To Us
By Symbolia and YES! Magazine / yesmagazine.org
May 30, 2014

Today, six corporations own most of our media—but we could be poised to take it back.

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This comic was produced by Symbolia Magazine and YES! Magazine for The Power of Story, the Summer 2014 issue of YES!

As co-founders of Symbolia Magazine, Erin Polgreen and Joyce Rice work together to merge true stories with illustration and comics. Rice specializes in illustration, sequential storytelling, interactive content, and publication design. When she’s not drawing or designing, she rides her bike around the country and reads lots of books. Polgreen is editor and publisher of Symbolia and works at the intersection of audience engagement, media innovation, and entrepreneurship. An internationally recognized strategist and consultant, she also works on the Media Ideation Fellowships. She loves motorcycles and makes a mean Manhattan. 

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