The NYT’s Big Deficit Numbers

For decades I have harangued reporters about writing down really big numbers, most often budget numbers, without providing any context that would make them meaningful for their audience. Even though leading news outlets, like the New York Times (NYT), …

For decades I have harangued reporters about writing down really big numbers, most often budget numbers, without providing any context that would make them meaningful for their audience. Even though leading news outlets, like the New York Times (NYT), Washington Post (WaPo), and National Public Radio (NPR), have well-educated audiences, most readers/listeners have no idea More

The post The NYT’s Big Deficit Numbers appeared first on CounterPunch.org.


This content originally appeared on CounterPunch.org and was authored by Dean Baker.


Print Share Comment Cite Upload Translate Updates

Leave a Reply

APA
Dean Baker | Radio Free (2021-10-16T09:48:25+00:00) » The NYT’s Big Deficit Numbers. Retrieved from https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/13/the-nyts-big-deficit-numbers/.
MLA
" » The NYT’s Big Deficit Numbers." Dean Baker | Radio Free - Friday August 13, 2021, https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/13/the-nyts-big-deficit-numbers/
HARVARD
Dean Baker | Radio Free Friday August 13, 2021 » The NYT’s Big Deficit Numbers., viewed 2021-10-16T09:48:25+00:00,<https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/13/the-nyts-big-deficit-numbers/>
VANCOUVER
Dean Baker | Radio Free - » The NYT’s Big Deficit Numbers. [Internet]. [Accessed 2021-10-16T09:48:25+00:00]. Available from: https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/13/the-nyts-big-deficit-numbers/
CHICAGO
" » The NYT’s Big Deficit Numbers." Dean Baker | Radio Free - Accessed 2021-10-16T09:48:25+00:00. https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/13/the-nyts-big-deficit-numbers/
IEEE
" » The NYT’s Big Deficit Numbers." Dean Baker | Radio Free [Online]. Available: https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/13/the-nyts-big-deficit-numbers/. [Accessed: 2021-10-16T09:48:25+00:00]
rf:citation
» The NYT’s Big Deficit Numbers | Dean Baker | Radio Free | https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/13/the-nyts-big-deficit-numbers/ | 2021-10-16T09:48:25+00:00
To access this feature you must login or create an account.