Partisan Control, Media Bias, and Viewer Responses: Evidence from Berlusconi's Italy
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We thank Constanca Esteves, Andrew Foster, Matt Gentzkow and Riccardo Puglisi for helpful comments. We are also grateful to seminar participants at Brown University and participants to the 6th Workshop on Media Economics for helpful discussion. We are grateful to the Italian Nation Election Studies group and to the Osservatorio di Pavia for providing part of the data used in this study. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.