This infographic created by Jason at Frugal Dad shows that almost all media comes from the same six sources.
That’s consolidated from 50 companies back in 1983.
NOTE: This infographic is from last year and is missing some key transactions. does not own (or or any media) anymore. So that 6th company is now Comcast. And doesn’t own , so Huffington Post isn’t affiliated with them.
But the fact that a few companies own everything demonstrates „the illusion of choice,“ Frugal Dad says. While some big sites, like and Reddit aren’t owned by any of the corporations, owns news sites read by millions of Americans every year.
Here’s the graphic:
Source: Frugal dad