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Shutdown coverage fails Americans | Al Jazeera America
"So, no, the shutdown is not generalized dysfunction or gridlock or stalemate. It is aberrational behavior by a political party that is willing to take extreme and potentially damaging action to get its way. And by not calling it what it is, the political press is enabling it."
media  government  bias  balance 
october 2013 by tsuomela
Views Differ on Shape of Earth, Climate Edition | Mother Jones
But it's not just a phenomenon of the right. It's a phenomenon of everybody, including those who get their news from the mainstream media. It's what happens when reporters insist that every story about climate change has to include a quote from at least one or two skeptics to "balance out" the other scientists. Is it any wonder that the public is so wildly misinformed?
environment  media  journalism  balance  climate-change  global-warming  polls 
september 2011 by tsuomela
Inside the GOP's Fact-Free Nation | Mother Jones
"Sure, there will always be liars in positions of influence—that's stipulated, as the lawyers say. And the media, God knows, have never been ideal watchdogs—the battleships that crossed the seas to avenge the sinking of the Maine attest to that. What's new is the way the liars and their enablers now work hand in glove. That I call a mendocracy, and it is the regime that governs us now."
politics  media  history  media-reform  lying  objectivity  balance  ideology  1970s  conservatism  republicans  deception  propaganda 
april 2011 by tsuomela
interfluidity » Rob Parenteau gets sectoral balances right
Reviewing equation [17], there are three ways a nation can improve the financial positions of its household sector. It may (i) run a current account surplus, usually by exporting more than it imports; (ii) have the government run a deficit, improving household financial position by having the government run a deficit, or (iii) increase the value of business nonfinancial assets.
economics  sectors  balance  balance-sheet  recession 
july 2010 by tsuomela
Global Worker Surge Was Behind Recession - Real Time Economics - WSJ
A new paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, by Ravi Jagannathan, Mudit Kapoor and Ernst Schaumburg, argues imbalances caused by a jump in the world’s labor force are the key reason for the global recession.
economics  research  globalization  employment  work  labor  jobs  balance 
october 2009 by tsuomela
Dr. Stewart Friedman on “Time Bind” vs. Psychological Interference and More - The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss
Dr. Stewart Friedman was recently profiled in the New York Times for his unusual field-testing of “four-way wins,” or goal structuring that integrates four facets of life—work, home, community, and self.
gtd  productivity  work  community  balance 
june 2008 by tsuomela

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