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Reflections on Economic Reporting: Seven Years of the Economic Reporting Review

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Publication Date: June 2003

Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research

Author(s): Dean Baker

Topic: Media, telecommunications, and information (Journalism and the news)

Keywords: Economic reporting; Federal budget; Contextual analysis

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This paper identifies eight common mistakes journalists make when reporting on economics. It was presented to the reporting staff of Cox News Service in Washington, DC.