Tagged: Economics reporting

Misleading headlines drive him crazy

Misleading headlines drive him crazy

TheStreet.com’s Marek Fuchs points out a few headlines from recent business news stories that don’t necessarily convey what the story is about. Fuchs wrote, “Take a recent Reuters headline that got a lot of...

Lenders blame business media

Lenders blame business media

American Public Media’s “Marketplace” show had an interesting segment Monday about the problems of subprime lenders, and it noted that many in the industry are blaming the media for their issues. Here is the...

Business press: Cold, hard information

Business press: Cold, hard information

David Sirota, writing on the Huffington Post, explains why he likes business news stories, and in particular a BusinessWeek story about the supposed labor shortage. Sirota wrote, “I’ve said many times before that the...

WaPo columnist confused about free trade

WaPo columnist confused about free trade

Dean Baker, writing on his blog about economics reporting, argues that Washington Post columnist Sebastian Mallaby is confused when writing about free trade. Baker wrote, “He criticizes the suggestion by my former boss, Lawrence...