Making Sense of Economics in the News

How well can you interpret economic information? Local media analyst Jeff Nygaard, of Nygaard Notes, shares how professional journalism, partly due to the general crisis in journalism, is failing to educate the public on matters of economic news. Nygaard pays close attention to how journalists treat political candidates' claims about economics, and, about the need for relevant and accurate fact-checking. hosted by "People's Economist" Karen Redleaf.

1/10/2012
Length: 
58:59

Our World In Depth features analysis of public affairs with consideration of and participation from Twin Cities area activists. The show is locally-produced and not corporately-influenced.

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