A new study of financial crisis coverage, released today by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, shows that the little guy lost out.

The gravest economic crisis since the Great Depression has been covered in the media largely from the top down, told primarily from the perspective of the Obama Administration and big business, and reflected the voices and ideas of people in institutions more than those of everyday Americans

And here’s a headline:

Newspaper front pages stood out for devoting the most attention to the economy, offering more localized coverage, giving voice to a more diverse range of sources and producing a higher level of enterprise reporting than other media sectors.
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Alexandra Fenwick is an assistant editor at CJR.