Is Media Harming The Economy?
It's a question that I ask myself and I've seen other people ask it: Is the media coverage of the economy harming the economy?
By which I mean, the negative stories about the economy, the personal stories of families and individuals dealing with loss and the unpleasant results of this tough economy.
The health of an economy seems influenced by culture, positive outlook, and reality. And media plays a key role in helping to shape at least two of those components. Therefore, should media be more positive in its coverage of the economy, would that make a difference?
Let me know.
In the interests of transparency here are some of my "holy-shit" posts about the economy: