News Media and Crime Perceptions: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

In democracies voters rely on media outlets to learn about politically salient issues. This raises an important question: how strongly can media affect public perceptions? This paper uses a natural experiment - the staggered introduction of the Digital TV signal in Italy - to measure the effect of m...

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Volume: 11491
Main Author: Mastrorocco, Nicola
Minale, Luigi
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) 2018
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 11491
Data of publication: 2018
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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