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9781595587725

Bad News

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  • ISBN13:

    9781595587725

  • ISBN10:

    1595587721

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-04-03
  • Publisher: New Pr
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Summary

The role of the business press in the current financial crisis strikes at the heart of the heated debate about the media's role as guardians of our democratic society. With contributions from leading journalists and academics at the forefront of this issue, "Bad News" is the first attempt to navigate through a controversy that will be studied for decades to come.

Author Biography

Anya Schiffrin is the director of the media and communications program at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She spent ten years working overseas as a journalist in Europe and Asia. She lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
The U.S. Press and the Financial Crisisp. 1
The Media and the Crisis: An Information Theoretic Approachp. 22
Power Problemp. 37
The Financial Press: It's Not as Bad as Its Reputationp. 54
Missing the Momentp. 71
The Quiet Crisisp. 94
The Real Housing Crisis of Orange Countyp. 122
The Financial Crisis and the UK Mediap. 148
What Would Good Reporting Look Like?p. 179
About the Contributorsp. 201
Notesp. 206
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