Media Manipulation in Interwar France: Evidence from the Archive of Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas, 1914–1937

@article{Flandreau2016MediaMI,
  title={Media Manipulation in Interwar France: Evidence from the Archive of Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas, 1914–1937},
  author={Marc Flandreau and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Zumer},
  journal={Contemporary European History},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={11 - 36}
}
Abstract This article shows how one can read political history from evidence on corporate corruption. The study exploits newly discovered archival material from Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas, a politically connected investment bank. We contribute to current research by replacing existing conjectures with precise qualitative and quantitative evidence. After reviewing previous works and providing a sketch of information repression and media control in France during the interwar period, we argue… Expand