- xx, 267 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
- Additional Authors
- Basu, Laura,Knowles, Sophie,Schifferes, Steve,
- Contents: Introduction / Laura Basu, Steve Schifferes and Sophie Knowles -- The UK experience. The UK news media and austerity: trends since the global financial crisis / Steve Schifferes and Sophie Knowles -- Media amnesia and the crisis / Laura Basu -- Austerity, the media and the UK public / Mike Berry -- The economic recovery on tv news / Richard Thomas -- The Geddes axe: the press and Britain's first austerity drive / Richard Roberts -- Continental perspectives. Covering the Euro crisis: cleavages and convergence between nations / Heinz-Werner Nienstedt -- Austerity policies in the European press: a divided Europe? / Ángel Arrese -- Safeguarding the status quo: the press and the emergence of a new left in Greece and Spain / Maria Kyriakidou and Iñaki Garcia-Blanco -- Race and class in German media representations of the "Greek crisis" / Yiannis Mylonas -- Journalistic practice and the crisis. Whose economy, whose news? / Aeron Davis -- "Media macro": why the news media ignores economic experts / Simon Wren-Lewis -- Financial journalists, the financial crisis and the "crisis" in journalism / Sophie Knowles -- Reform in retreat: the media, the banks and the attack on Dodd-Frank / Adam Cox -- Social media, social movements and the crisis. Social media and the capitalist crisis / Christian Fuchs -- Narrative mediation of the Occupy Movement: a case study of Stockholm and Latvia / Anne Kaun & Maria Francesca Murru -- Facebook and the new right: how populist politicians use social media to reimagine the news in Finland and the UK / Niko Hatakka -- #thisisacoup: the emergence of an anti-austerity hashtag across Europe's twittersphere / Max Hänska & Stefan Bauchowitz.Includes bibliographical references and index.