My media week 07/12/08

Professor of Economics John Caskey provides a non-technical overview of the cause of the current financial crisis, Why credit markets are frozen, and what the bailout will do.


Tim Harford is back with another series of More or Less, a programme that deals with the mathematics behind the news. The first episode includes a feature on the mathematics of the credit crunch.


NPR’s Fresh Air had a fascinating programme about the inner workings of Google – A Voyage To ‘Planet Google’


Julian Baggini has an article about mistakes.


Last week I featured the list of the 100 greatest films according to French film magazine Cahiers du Cinéma. Monday’s Guardian had a critical article about movie lists.


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