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January 19, 2005

Sign Up For The Social Security Reporting Review

For many years, economist Dean Baker has written a weekly email called the Economics Reporting Review. ERR examines the (occasional) good and (frequent) bad reporting on economic issues in the Washington Post and New York Times.

If you're at all interested in this kind of stuff (and you should be, if you ever eat and/or spend money), you should sign up to get it.

You'll end up much, much better informed. One of things you'll be better informed about is the regularity with which the Times and Post spew drivel all over the US populace.

However, ERR does have one drawback: Dean Baker is extremely intelligent, well-informed, and fair-minded. So he isn't given to the childish jeering and crass insults which are my stock in trade.

ANYWAY: the point is, Baker has started a new project, the Social Security Reporting Review. This is just like ERR, except it focuses solely on Social Security, and examines reporting all across the media (not just the New York Times and Washington Post). You can sign up for it at the same place as ERR.

Posted at January 19, 2005 01:27 PM | TrackBack

"ERR" is an unfortunate acronym, isn't it?

Still, it's good stuff.

At least it isn't as bad as, say, "Fathers Against Racy Television."

Posted by: Sam Mc at January 21, 2005 01:44 AM

Wow, this is great! Thanks so much..

Posted by: JRB at January 21, 2005 10:30 PM