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By Colleen P. Eren

Bernie Madoff's arrest couldn't have come at a extra darkly poetic second. monetary upheaval had plunged the USA right into a horrid recession. Then, on December eleven, 2008, Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi scheme got here to mild. A father became in via his sons; a son who took his personal lifestyles; one other son death and estranged from his father; a lady on the middle of a storm—Madoff's tale was once a media magnet, voraciously fed on via a justice-seeking public.
Bernie Madoff and the Crisis is going past merely investigative money owed to envision how and why Madoff turned the epicenter of public fury and titillation. Rooting her argument in serious sociology, Colleen P. Eren analyzes media assurance of this landmark case along unique interviews with dozens of newshounds and editors considering the reportage, the SEC Director of Public Affairs, and Bernie Madoff himself.
Turning the reflect again onto society, Eren locates Madoff inside a broader reckoning approximately unfastened industry capitalism. She argues that our ideological and cultural traits to characteristic blame to individuals—be they regulators, sufferers, or "monsters" like Madoff—distracts us from extra systemic reviews. Bernie Madoff and the Crisis bargains clean perception into the 2008 quandary, even if we've come to phrases with it, and what we've but to realize from the case of the century.

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