Are You Afraid of the News?
Happy Halloween. News reports are a fright fest these days with Planet in Peril, a freefall in the stock market and the threat of superbugs. The media make it sound like the end of the world. Yes, you should be afraid of the news.
Journalists See 'Crisis' Where Even Economists Aren't Sure
Is the economy half-full, half-empty or even empty? The experts disagree, but reporters made up their minds a long time ago.
G: BusinessWeek: Spending on greenhouse gas cutting efforts dubious
B: CNN: Perception of recession trumps economic fundamentals
U: Rolling Stone article claims global warming will kill 6 billion
CNN Predicts Possible Century of Fires Due to Global Warming
How Nations Prosper: Economic Freedom and Doing Business in 2008
Nov. 9, 2007, Washington, D.C.
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