The Information Economy

How Financial Experts Convince You That They’re the Experts

In The Spectacle of Expertise: Why Financial Analysts Perform in the Media, Alex Preda explores how financial analysts produce their advice and convince audiences...

Capitalisn’t: What’s in the Twitter Files and What Does It Mean?

In the March 30 episode of Capitalisn’t, Bethany McLean and Luigi Zingales discuss the Twitter Files, why so much of the mainstream media has...

The Challenges of Regulating Disinformation

In response to rising concerns about political disinformation, governments have introduced a slew of interventions. Federico Vaccari warns in new research that these interventions...

Can Twitter Be a Force for Good? Social Media Helps Curb Corporate Misconduct

Collective shaming on social media is crucial in reducing corporate misbehavior — and society would be significantly worse off without watchdog platforms. Social media, once...

What Are The Media For?

In response to ProMarket's debate about the Twitter Files and the roles of social media and traditional media, Surya Gowda argues that a more...

The Wicked Problem Embodied by The Twitter Files

In response to a recent ProMarket post about the Twitter Files, professor Tom Ginsburg points out that the toughest question lies in the meaning...

Kyiv Independent Editor-in-Chief: “Leaving Ukraine is the Last Thing I Would Want To Do”

The editor-in-chief of the Kyiv Independent speaks with FT journalist Edward Luce in an exclusive video interview covering the challenges of her position, the...

Chart of the Week: Most News in Russia is Government-Owned or Influenced

Of 3.9 million Russian news articles studied, 77 percent were from either a government-owned or government-influenced outlet. In a study which collected 3.9 million...

How Big Media Handed Digital Advertising to Big Tech

The current structure of digital advertising markets makes the Google-Facebook duopoly an unavoidable trading partner for every party in the content consumption supply chain,...

Announcing the Participants in the Spring 2022 Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program

Next month, the Stigler Center will welcome eight world-class journalists from Nigeria, Brazil, Chile, Italy, India, Canada, and the United States for an intensive...

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