Wednesday, June 02, 2010

On the Media: Banking Concern; Ad Hominem

On the Media (NPR)

Banking Concern

NPR’s economics correspondent Adam Davidson has spent the last two years breaking down the financial crisis with clear, simple language. But Davidson is stymied by regulation, which he says has proven resistant to even his brand of explanatory journalism.

To Listen to the Episode

Ad Hominem

Despite how overwhelmingly complex and boring financial regulation is, one group wants to help the public understand the issue – the banks and businesses who would be regulated. They’ve spent millions on ads and lobbyists to spin regulation as just another government takeover. Bob surveys their ad campaign.

To Listen to the Episode

No comments: