Sequester Reporting Scavenger Hunt: Official Rules

Michael Giberson Brace yourself, sequester is coming! The news has been filled with horror stories over the pain threatened by the sequester cuts. From the mighty New York Times (“As Governors Meet, White House Outlines Drop in Aid to States“) and Wall Street Journal (“Governors Brace for Sequestration’s Hit to States“) down to a blog … More Sequester Reporting Scavenger Hunt: Official Rules

Keystone XL jobs: estimates range from a few thousand to about 1.47 bazillion

Michael Giberson The Columbia Journalism Review takes a look at the jobs numbers that have been cited in news stories about the Keystone XL pipeline and traces them back to their shaky foundations. It is a detailed and useful reminder of the slim link to reality that these claims have. (I use an easier method: … More Keystone XL jobs: estimates range from a few thousand to about 1.47 bazillion