Media Bias in the Marketplace: Theory

29 Pages Posted: 11 Feb 2014

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Matthew Gentzkow

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Jesse M. Shapiro

Brown University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Daniel F. Stone

Bowdoin College - Department of Economics

Date Written: February 2014

Abstract

We review the theoretical literature on market determinants of media bias. We present a theoretical framework that organizes many key themes in the literature, and discuss substantive lessons.

Suggested Citation

Gentzkow, Matthew Aaron and Shapiro, Jesse M. and Stone, Daniel F., Media Bias in the Marketplace: Theory (February 2014). NBER Working Paper No. w19880. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2393593

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Daniel F. Stone

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