NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Ideology and Online News

Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro

NBER Working Paper No. 19675
Issued in November 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

Chapter in preparation for forthcoming NBER volume The Economics of Digitization: An Agenda. We are grateful to the project organizers, Shane Greenstein, Avi Goldfarb, and Catherine Tucker, and to the participants for helpful comments during the preparation of the chapter. We are especially grateful to Ben Jones for an outstanding discussion. We acknowledge financial support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (through the Sloan Research Fellowship), the National Science Foundation, and the Initiative on Global Markets and the George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State at the University of Chicago. Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) was used in preparing this chapter. This service and the data available thereon constitute valuable intellectual property and trade secrets of WRDS and/or its third-party suppliers. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Jesse M. Shapiro -----

Since completion of this chapter I have served as a compensated consultant for a firm that may develop an online news product.

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