The new piece with Maxim Lott is here
Does the media accurately report economic news? Some are raising that question after the release of several highly anticipated economic reports last week.
The new data show that the United States is not in a recession, as the economy continues to grow. Fewer jobs have been lost than expected, with unemployment staying low at 5 percent. And the stock market has been surging over the last few months, with the Dow Jones Industrials average rising back over 13,000 last Thursday.
But many news articles are painting a different picture. . . .
Labels: Economy, op-ed