Economic News

Informing The Inattentive Audience
by Arjen van Dalen, Helle Svensson, Antonis Kalogeropoulos & others
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

Publication Date: November 02, 2018

ISBN: 9780429764325

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This book tells the story of how the news media can help the inattentive members of the public become better educated and knowledgeable ‘economic citizens’. The authors argue that changes in the economy, journalism and consumer culture have made economic news more visible, more mainstream and more accessible. They show how economic news not only affects economic perceptions, but also interest in the economy, knowledge about the economy, and economic voting. Relying on statistical analyses, the book provides a comprehensive and systematic study of the effects of economic news.