Media Capture in a Democracy: The Role of Wealth Concentration

The paper presents a model that shows that an increase in the degree of wealth concentration can undermine objective news coverage. A high level of wealth concentration can raise the probability of corrupt media, because it provides the media with a patron who has much to benefit from manipulating the electorate and is willing to pay much for this.

Year Country Author Type
2005 Corneo, G. academic paper
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 1 media capture Download/link