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

Publication Date: June 2003

Publisher: Center for Economic and Policy Research

Author(s): Dean Baker

Research Area: Media, telecommunications, and information

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.