A strategic mediator who is biased into the same direction as the expert can improve information transmission
This note reconsiders communication between an informed expert and an uninformed decision maker with a strategic mediator in a dis- crete Crawford and Sobel (1982) setting. We show that a strategic mediator may improve communication even when he is biased into the same direction as the expert. The mediator improves communica- tion, however, only if some information transmission is possible with unmediated communication.
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