How media helped inflate the bubble
The media needs to be sufficiently independent of vested interests, and alert to the motives of commercial sources
The other day, I went to hear journalists David Murphy and Martina Devlin read from their best-selling book, Banksters, at Dun Laoghaire Book Festival.
It is a testament to the interest of the public in the economic crisis that there was a relatively good turnout for the reading, considering it was a rare sunny Sunday at the end of a disappointing summer.
There were many questions from the floor from an audience clearly engaging with...
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