Accuracy in Media

93% of U.S. Counties haven’t Recovered from the Recession

Jarring report from the Wall Street Journal (as reported by the Free Beacon): A majority of counties in the United States—93 percent—have not recovered from the recession that ended six years ago, according to a study the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The study from the National Association of Counties evaluated four economic metrics—jobs, the […]

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China Economy looking “Dim”, says Reuters

WASHINGTON — Although the Chinese economy grew at its fastest clip this year, from July to September, economic analysts are skeptical whether this is sustainable over the long run. Reuters reported that China’s economy could be falling backwards, which does not encourage market analysts or other countries. Gross domestic product, which is the common measure […]

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Chinese Retailers Balk at “Recovery” News

WASHINGTON — The Chinese economy is supposedly in recovery mode, but the country’s biggest retailers are doubting the government data and has analysts worried that it could revert to a recession. Reuters reported that consumers were not going out in droves and buying at major Chinese retailers, and retailers are not selling as much as […]

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EU pulling out of a Recession? Not so Fast

WASHINGTON — The media heralded Germany and France for pulling out of a prolonged recession, but ignore that the majority of the continent is still mired in a recession. Reuters reports that the German and French economies grew faster than the U.S. and said this helps pull the eurozone out of its longest and most […]

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Spain’s Recession leads to widespread Crime

WASHINGTON — Spain used to be the center and heart of culture, civility and tourism. Today, due to terrible economic mismanagement and rampant government spending, the country lies in economic shambles. With a prolonged recession continuing to attack at hope and optimism, crime has reared its ugly head. Reuters reports that robberies involving forcible entry […]

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Greek economy rebounding at an anemic rate

WASHINGTON — Some economists say that the prolonged Greek recession and severe economic crisis is at an end, while others remain skeptical. Reuters reports that “Greek business is awakening from a coma” and that a calm has suddenly descended upon the Greek economy. But, it still does not allay the fears of other European Union […]

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August 2016

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

January 2016

1/13/2016 - 93% of U.S. Counties haven’t Recovered from the Recession

September 2015

9/24/2015 - 36% of Black Children in the U.S. Live Below the Poverty Line

August 2015

8/3/2015 - U.S. Wage Growth Slowed to Historic Low

October 2013

10/19/2013 - China Economy looking “Dim”, says Reuters

September 2013

9/2/2013 - Chinese Retailers Balk at “Recovery” News

August 2013

8/17/2013 - EU pulling out of a Recession? Not so Fast

June 2013

6/19/2013 - Spain’s Recession leads to widespread Crime

6/13/2013 - Greek economy rebounding at an anemic rate