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Why Is the Failed Monti a 'Technocrat' and the Successful Correa a 'Left-Leaning Economist'?

William K. Black | Posted 02.08.2013 | Media
William K. Black

The New York Times' slant in describing Monti as a "technocrat" and Correa as a "left-leaning economist" is typical of the dominant media. Monti and Correa both have doctorates in economics from U.S. universities and both have been professors of economics. Why does the New York Times treat Monti reverentially and Correa dismissively?

Predatory Lending Gets a Boost from the NYT

Tram Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tram Nguyen

After the Pentagon documented the adverse impact of predatory lending on military personnel, Congress prohibited payday lenders from making loans to active duty service members.