Media and Black Economics
Listen to Jesse Jackson on the Media.
How does the media affect Black economics? Read:
Black Americans and the Media:
An Economic Perspective
Black Americans and the Media: An Economic Perspective provides a thorough analysis of media effects on Black economic outcomes. It provides information on "What Black American must know and do about the media." This manuscript contains the following copyrighted components:
Annotated Table of Contents
Chapter One - Introduction
Chapter Two - Power of the Media
Chapter Three - Representativeness and Role Evaluation Part I
Chapter Four - Representativeness and Role Evaluation Part II
Chapter Five - Black Unemployment and Infotainment (Published in the January 2009 issue of The Journal of Economic Inquiry, pp. 98-117):
Chapter Six - 60 Minutes (without appendices)
Chapter Seven - Three Black Cable Television Networks: Black Entertainment Television (BET); The Black Family Channel (BFC); and TV One (without appendices): .
Chapter Eight - Game Theory and SIGs
Chapter Nine - Conclusion
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Discussions, Commentaries and Working Papers on the Media and Black Economics:
- Listen as Dr. Brooks Robinson discusses "Black Economics" with the Blessed Prince Makabak and Ja Dred on Radio516.com, an Internet Radio Station in New York City. (February 12, 2011)
- Listen as Dr. Brooks Robinson discusses "72% of Black Babies Born Out of Wedlock" as part of "14 Day Dialogue with the Black Community in Muskegon, Michigan. The program is hosted by Mr. Paul A. Billings on WUVS FM 103.7 The Beat (11/29/10).
- Essay: "TV Is Its Own Kind of Education."
- Listen as Dr. Brooks Robinson discusses "Black Unemployment and Infotainment." (This article was recently published in the Journal of Economic Inquiry; Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 98-117.)
- Listen as Dr. Brooks Robinson discusses "Black Businesses and Black Americans" as part of a "14-Day Dialogue with the Black Community in Muskegon, Michigan." The program is hosted by Messrs. Paul A. Billings and John Convington on WUVS FM, 103.7 The Beat (12/02/08).
- Commentary: "Revisiting the Effects of More, Yet Imperfect, Information"
The Problem with CNN's "Black in America" (Posted 07/27/08); in addition, see comments from Jennifer Thompson of St. Louis.
- Commentary: "The Economics of the 'N' Word: It's Deeper Than That"
- Working paper: "Media as Cause and Cure for Black American Vulnerabilities"
- Commentary: "Rational Responses to Irrational Actions: Black Americans and the Media" (the Don Imus affair)
- Commentary: "Is Ludacris Ludicrous?"
- Commentary: "No More of the Same"
- Commentary: "Why Bill Cosby Lives in a Glass House and Shouldn't Throw Stones."
- Commentary: "'Akeelah and the Bees' Relates Important Messages about Perseverance, Individual Drive, and Community Involvement"
- Commentary: "'Thieves' Make Opportunities Disappear"
- Commentary: "'Crash' Causes Pain"
- Commentary: "Don't Look this 'Gift Horse' in the Mouth"
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