STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

Their Economic Health and Ours

October 18, 2012   ·   0 Comments

Economy

By Costas Panayotakis: In a piece comparing the current health of the U.S. economy to that of other capitalist countries, Eduardo Porter concludes that “[r]elative to many, U.S. economy thrives.” “Relative” is, of course, the key word here because Porter’s optimistic pronouncement...

New York Times Propaganda

Great Paper. Great Propaganda Organ

By Edward Herman: On October 11, 2011, Paul Krugman asserted on his blog that he had the privilege of writing two columns a week for “the ...

European Union

On Europe’s Failure

By Costas Panayotakis: In times of deep economic crisis, there is always a temptation to resort to economistic accounts that ignore the importance of non-economic factors in ...

Antonis Samaras

What’s ‘Fit’ to Read About Greece

By Costas Panayotakis: The New York Times prides itself on offering its readers ‘all the news that’s fit to print.’ The value judgment inherent in the word ‘fit’ does not of course refer to the understandable and inevitable necessity for any newspaper to make a choice about which of the potentially infinite number of stories it is worth reporting on.

The Gate Keeper: Part 4 of 4

By Robert Chernomas and Ian Hudson: The New York Times can credibly be considered the most influential newspaper in the United States, and arguably the world.

The Gate Keeper: Part 3 of 4

Robert Chernomas and Ian Hudson: The New York Times can credibly be considered the most influential newspaper in the United States, and arguably the world. (Video series)

Greek Crisis

Greece’s Finances

By Costas Panayotakis: On June 6 The New York Times featured a front page article on the finances of the Greek government. On the one hand, the reporter Liz Alderman was right to point out that austerity policies across Europe have made it “harder, not easier for governments like Greece to become self-reliant again.”

The Gatekeeper: Part 2 of 4

The New York Times can credibly be considered the most influential newspaper in the United States, and arguably the world.

The Gatekeeper: Part 1 of 4

This is part 1 of a 4 part video. The New York Times can credibly be considered the most influential newspaper in the United States, and arguably the world. The standard debate over its nature concerns its “bias,” with some claiming that it is left wing or liberal and others arguing that it is right wing or conservative...

The Gatekeeper: Understanding the Essential Economic Role of the New York Times

New NYTX Video: The New York Times can credibly be considered the most influential newspaper in the United States, and arguably the world. The standard debate over its nature concerns its "bias," with some claiming that it is left wing or liberal and others arguing that it is right wing or conservative. This debate misses, and in fact obfuscates, its essential nature...

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