Narrow economic reporting this year

A study of financial news coverage this year found that government, Wall Street and a small handful of story lines got the bulk of the attention while much less was paid to the economic troubles of ordinary people, writes Richard Perez-Pena of the New York Times.

Perez-Pena writes, “The study, by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, also found that when the stock market rebounded from its lows and pitched battles in Washington ended, the news mediaSource: Talking Biz News RSS Feed

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