The Economics of Media Bias
The research area investigates forms, causes, and consequences of biased coverage. Main questions of interest are:
- How can media bias be defined and measured?
- In which situations is bias driven by the supply side of the news market? When is it caused by the demand side?
- What are the economic and political consequences of media bias?
Further information: Research Network Economics of Media Bias (German Research Foundation, DFG)