Discussion paper

DP10426 Media and Politics

This article provides a review of recent literature in economics on the effect of mass media on politics. The focus is on the welfare effects of mass media. I also discuss the likely implications of existing behavioral theories of media effects, developed outside of economics.


Strömberg, D (2015), “DP10426 Media and Politics”, CEPR Press Discussion Paper No. 10426. https://cepr.org/publications/dp10426