Business & Economics Publications

Business & Economics, Environment, Health & Science, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
How Much Would You Pay to Save the Planet? The American Press and the Economics of Climate Change
January 1, 2009
A paper by Eric Pooley, fall 2008 fellow, examines how the media has covered the economics of climate change. This paper follows coverage of the economic...
Audio & Video, Business & Economics, Past Events, Policy & Issues,
Financial crisis: Quick fixes or reregulation?
November 19, 2008
From left: Moderator Richard Parker with Jack Blum, Robert Dugger, and Joseph Stiglitz. November...
Business & Economics, International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Lost in the Travel Pages: The Global Industry Hiding Inside the Sunday Newspaper
June 1, 2008
A paper by Elizabeth Becker, spring 2008 fellow, explores why the business side of travel is so seldom covered by journalists – and the implications. Despite...
Business & Economics, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Media Coverage of Corporate Social Responsibility
January 1, 2003
A paper by James T. Hamilton, fall 2002 Kalb Chair on Global Communications, explores the factors shaping media coverage of corporate social responsibility...
Business & Economics, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
The Business Media and the New Economy
January 1, 2001
A paper by Jeff Madrick, spring 2001 fellow, argues that the media, entranced with the economic idea of “the new economy” in the 1990s, missed other important...
Business & Economics, Citizen Action & Interest Groups, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
Strategic Public Relations, Sweatshops, and the Making of a Global Movement
January 1, 2000
A paper by B.J. Bullert, fall 1999 fellow, examines communication tactics used by activists against multinational corporations. The 1999 World Trade Organization...
Business & Economics, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Money, Markets & the News: Press Coverage of the Modern Revolution in Financial Institutions
March 1, 1999
In March 1999, the Shorenstein Center convened a conference of journalists, financial industry leaders, and policymakers to discuss the press’s coverage...
Business & Economics, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Journalism and Economics: The Tangled Webs of Profession, Narrative, and Responsibility in a Modern Democracy
January 1, 1997
Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy, writes about the need for a new way of reporting on economic issues – one that better incorporates the public....