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New Take on Middle-Class Economics - A 'Non-Nobel' Prize

David Tereshchuk | Posted 04.20.2015 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Journalists have probably always scratched their heads over how they can possibly engage the general public in questions of economics -- which we have Thomas Carlyle to thank for labeling indelibly as "the dismal science".

Jason Linkins

WaPo's Pearlstein On What's Wrong With Financial Coverage | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Pearlstein gave a melodramatic, fist-pounding rant about how the press should concentrate on doing data-driven "dot connecting," rather than ground-level reporting on how the financial crisis affected Main Street types.