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Spotlight: Working Papers from the 2018 Economics of Media and Communication Conference

Understanding the changing media environment and its impact on our society and political climate is complex, requiring analysis from multiple viewpoints. This conference brought together scholars across fields to examine critical questions of how the media shapes our lives today.

 Read the working papers in this video:

⦁ Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls, by Ruben Durante

⦁ Do People Avoid Morally Relevant Information? Evidence From the Refugee Crisis, by Eleonora Freddi

⦁ Better the Devil You Know: An Online Field Experiment on News Consumption, by Donghee Jo

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This conference was made possible with generous support from the Andrew and Betsy Rosenfield Program in Economics, Public Policy, and Law.