Chapter 8 – The Media Are Commercial
What Is Behavioral Economics?
A short video done by students at Duke University explaining behavioral economics, what they are and how they work in conjunction with traditional economics. Running time 4 minutes 27 seconds.
Putin Restricts the Media in Russia
Clip from an SBS/Dateline documentary on the Russian President’s 2005 re-election and his immediate crackdown on freedom of speech, including cancellation of nationally aired television shows, arresting writers and journalists and replacing these media outlets with pro-presidential propaganda. Running time 23 minutes 37 seconds.
Captured audience: Advertising in schools
The Challenging Media Foundation presents a short documentary about increased advertising in schools. Companies want to create loyal customers at young ages and immersing children in advertising both in school and out is very desirable to advertisers. Running time 4 minutes 36 seconds.