Accuracy in Media

Shocking? Utah Helps People Move Upward from Poverty

Megan McArdle at Bloomberg wanted to find out why the state of Utah happens to have the highest income mobility metric in the nation for the likelihood of moving from the lowest quintile of income to the richest: 10.8% (by comparison, Charlotte, North Carolina has the statistic of 4%). She mentioned how most of the legwork […]

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Oops: Washington Post Tried to Make a Case for More Spending, but Does the Opposite

More private sector interaction in the economy, combined with state influence, can be a good thing regarding free market economics and governance. The Washington Post attempted to paint a negative picture of free market principles in a recent article about President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the federal government. Instead of making a case against the free […]

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CBS News Article Highlights Hillary Clinton Blasting Trump’s Reaganomics Plan, but Forgets that Reaganomics Worked

The article highlighted the criticism from Hillary Clinton of Donald Trump’s economic plan, which Clinton called “regurgitated trickle-down economics of the typical Republican, but worse.” Yet, CBS News did not report how ‘Reaganomics’, as Ronald Reagan’s economic trickle-down theory was nicknamed, actually worked and led to an economic recovery from the Jimmy Carter years.

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Minimum Wage Hike to Hit Several States Today

Say hello to the rise of the automated machines at fast-food restaurants: Minimum wage increases are set to go into effect in 15 localities on Friday. Minimum wage increases will go into effect in 15 cities in California, Kentucky, Maryland, Oregon, and Illinois, as well as the District of Columbia. Those increases threaten to curb hiring […]

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March 2017

3/29/2017 - Shocking? Utah Helps People Move Upward from Poverty

3/15/2017 - Oops: Washington Post Tried to Make a Case for More Spending, but Does the Opposite

August 2016

8/12/2016 - An Interview with Economist Peter Schiff

8/11/2016 - CBS News Article Highlights Hillary Clinton Blasting Trump’s Reaganomics Plan, but Forgets that Reaganomics Worked

July 2016

7/1/2016 - Minimum Wage Hike to Hit Several States Today

May 2016

5/13/2016 - Pew Center: America’s Middle Class is Shrinking, Could Not be the Majority Soon

April 2016

4/28/2016 - Florida Governor’s Radio Ads in California Criticize New Minimum Wage

4/9/2016 - New York Times’ Paul Krugman Sides with Trump over Cruz

January 2015

1/14/2015 - Thomas Sowell Interview: His Latest Edition of “Basic Economics”

October 2013

10/16/2013 - As If It Matters Anymore: 3 Americans get Nobel Prizes in Economics

June 2012

6/8/2012 - Fox and Friends’ Controversial Anti-Obama Video

July 2011

7/21/2011 - MSNBC’s Contessa Brewer Gets an Economics Lesson from GOP Congressman