Economics @ ITT

Economic Growth Absent from TV Coverage of Debt Ceiling Debate

Posted in economics, macroeconomics, Policy Issues by ittecon on January 28, 2013

In recent weeks, media outlets have focused heavily on negotiations regarding raising the debt ceiling. But television news has failed to highlight the pressing need for stronger economic growth. Furthermore, discussions about the debt ceiling often ignore facts about deficits, instead pivoting the focus to entitlements as a driver of deficits.

via REPORT: Economic Growth Absent From Television Coverage Of Debt Ceiling Debate | Research | Media Matters for America.

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