Friday, January 22, 2010

Economics 2010

As a media maven, I read a lot about what the press is reporting and a lot less about what it isn't reporting; or at least not reporting comprehensively. It is said that Economics is the dismal science, and that's largely the reason why mainstream publishers, editors and reporters shy away from it; they're not in business to put their readers to sleep.

The Nieman Center for Journalism at Harvard recently published an eye-opening article about the parlous state of the economy -- and the press's under-reportage thereof -- that not only won't put you to sleep, but may keep you up nights for a while. Read it at:

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