Bad News: How America's Business Press Missed the Story of the Century

Bad News: How America's Business Press Missed the Story of the Century

by Anya Schiffrin (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781595587725
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 04/03/2012
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

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

Preface Anya Schiffrit ix

1 The U.S. Press and the Financial Crisis Anya Schiffrin 1

2 The Media and the Crisis: An Information Theoretic Approach Joseph E. Stiglitz 22

3 Power Problem Dean Starkman 37

4 The Financial Press: It's Not as Bad as Its Reputation Chris Roush 54

5 Missing the Moment Ryan Chittum 71

6 The Quiet Crisis Peter S. Goodman 94

7 The Real Housing Crisis of Orange County Moe Tkacik 122

8 The Financial Crisis and the UK Media Steve Schifferes 148

9 What Would Good Reporting Look Like? Robert H. Giles Barry Sussman 179

About the Contributors 201

Notes 206

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