A Passion for Job Insecurity

Ackerman, Seth
February 2013
Extra!;Feb2013, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p7
The article focuses on the mass media coverage of the Eurozone economic crisis, which seem obsessed reporters and pundits in the U.S. It discusses the debates surrounding austerity and its impact on economic growth and debt reduction, wherein, policymakers and pundits urge cuts to social problems, while economists regard austerity as counterproductive. It explores the approaches of the media toward labor-market regulations of Italy and job protection in France. INSET: Break it down with the new FAIR TV weekly video report.


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