23 June 2008

MSM economic coverage

Big Bump in Post's Budget Reporting: It Doesn't Add Up

From Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, in his Beat the Press blog on TAP.

A critique of a WaPo article concerning, in part, budget and deficit numbers, projected and past.

The numbers tend toward uselessness, he says.

As does the WaPo site mark-up, sez I, off-topically. And serendip coincident surprise, somebody agrees:

the Post's website could be better
How's that for context-free quotation?

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