wealth inequality http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/24752/all en Networks Ignore Financial Times’ Criticism of Piketty 'Errors' http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-financial-times-criticism-piketty-errors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An investigation finds far-left economist’s work ‘flawed,’ but ABC, CBS, NBC skip criticism of inequality ‘rock star.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">French economist Thomas Piketty’s far-left views on wealth and income inequality are beloved ... at least by the <a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/liberal-media-embrace-rock-star-far-left-economist-piketty">liberal media</a>. So it was no surprise that all three broadcast networks skipped criticism of “errors” in his work. Some print media outlets also ignored that story.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-financial-times-criticism-piketty-errors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Media abc cbs data economist errors Financial Times flaws french economist inequality NBC networks New York Times Paul Krugman piketty thomas piketty wealth inequality Tue, 27 May 2014 18:34:45 +0000 julia.seymour 46349 at http://archive2.mrc.org