Topic: Media

Cable News Likely to “Disappear” Within a Decade (and That’s OK)

– June 10, 2023

“Schumpeter saw there would be a natural impulse to ‘conserve obsolescent industries,’ but he rightly understood this was generally a futile and self-defeating task.” ~Jon Miltimore

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The Trouble with Politics in Pop Culture

– June 6, 2023

“With massive audiences and considerable influence, these networks and productions are responsible for the misinformation they distribute.” ~ Blake Ball 

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Media Independence Does Not Really Mean Media Independence

– June 1, 2023

“No politician needs to bribe a journalist. All that is needed is a politician’s power to sculpt the shape of the news market in ways that are to his advantage.” ~ Vincent Geloso

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Bud Light’s Sales Implosion, Explained (by Mises)

– May 27, 2023

“Instead of focusing on creating value and serving consumers, companies are forced to dance to the ESG piper’s tune and perform whatever social initiatives a tiny cabal of people regard as important.” ~ Jon Miltimore

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How the Media Became the Pentagon’s Plumbers

– May 10, 2023

“A New York Times reporter’s deleted tweet reveals an uncomfortable truth about the gatekeepers of the Pentagon’s secrets today.” ~ Jon Miltimore

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1619, Anyone?

– April 10, 2023

“Phil will next take up the 1619 Project at the Soho Forum on April 20, addressing the resolution: The New York Times book The 1619 Project, and the Hulu video series based on it, are important contributions to our understanding of slavery and the role of African Americans in American history.” ~ James R. Harrigan

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Words & Numbers: Peter C. Earle On The Death of Silicon Valley Bank

– March 23, 2023

“Peter C. Earle, AIER Research Faculty and former Wall Street trader, joins AIER Senior Editor James Harrigan and Antony Davies on the Words & Numbers podcast to talk about what happened to Silicon Valley Bank.” ~ AIER

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Big Screen Price Discrimination

– March 11, 2023

“If cheap front-row tickets bring people back to the theaters, let them come. The market will reveal whether AMC is in its final showing or ready for a remaster.” ~ David Gillette & Lauren Frazier

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Slavery and the 1619 Project: Phil Magness on Words & Numbers (Part Two)

– March 11, 2023

“Phil Magness joins AIER Senior Editor James Harrigan and Antony Davies on the Words & Numbers podcast to discuss how the 1619 Project gets the history of, and the relationship between, slavery and capitalism wrong.” ~ AIER

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Slavery and the 1619 Project: Phil Magness on Words & Numbers

– March 4, 2023

“This week AIER’s Phil Magness joins AIER Senior Editor James Harrigan and Antony Davies on the Words & Numbers podcast to discuss how the 1619 Project gets the history and the relationship between slavery and capitalism wrong.” ~ AIER

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“They Mean to Be Masters”: A Review of Trust Us

– February 23, 2023

“The documentary considers the role experts assumed in the twentieth century: figuring out what you should do and how you should do it. You aren’t just to seek their counsel. You are to obey – or else.” ~ Art Carden

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A Tale of Two Realities

– February 16, 2023

“The media’s incentive is to tell us the portion of the truth that is entertaining. And what we have demonstrated by our behavior is that bad news entertains us.” ~ Antony Davies

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