News Coverage of Economic Issues
Financial journalists spoke about the state of the world economy, news coverage of financial stories during the recent recession, and ways in which debt and deficits affect governing. They also responded to questions from the audience.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Bob Franken Correspondent CNN
- Alan Murray Executive Editor Wall Street Journal->Online
- Robert J. Samuelson Columnist Washington Post
- Paul Solman Correspondent PBS->PBS NewsHour
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