Fake News Warning
When Professionals Provide Inadequate Information

Political Economy
Bias Quantitative Information from
Most Media, Economist, Politicians

Return to Fake News Internet Library  11/1/18

Example: Wages Stagnation Often Reported Inadequately

Inflation Measurement and Variable Reported Can Create Bias

Politicians,  Media... use quickly available data when it suits their purpose,
otherwise, they often chose inappropriate data.

See Problems With Economic Measurements Over Time. 5 min video

Many economists are interested in selling their opinion to think tanks,
politicians, talk show, entertainers and publishers.
Paul Krugman recently blamed economic journals
for the inability for economists to community truth.
Publishing and Promotion in Economics: The Tyranny of the Top Five

Few in Media Understand the Basic Economics of Political Issues
Distributing Income

Economic Wellbeing.htm