In an age when pundits constantly decry overt political bias in the media, we have naturally become skeptical of the news. But the bluntness of such critiques masks the highly sophisticated ways in which the media frame important stories. In Front Page Economics , Gerald Suttles delves deep into the archives to examine coverage of two major economic crashes--in 1929 and 1987--in order to systematically break down the way newspapers normalize crises. Poring over the articles generated by the crashes--as well as the people ...

Front Page Economics 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226781983