Ignoring media's failure to inform, Guthrie says Americans not "buying" economists' view on deficit spending Video ››› June 19, 2009 2:32 PM EDT ››› MEDIA MATTERS STAFF ? From the June 19 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe: Loading the player reg... Previously: Media reports on polling reinforce public's view of deficit, rather than informing it CNN's Bash didn't note economists' argument that spending is necessary in recession REPORT: Lack of demand: Cable channels, Sunday shows leave economists on the sidelines in recovery debate REPORT: Despite warnings from many economists that stimulus may be too small, network news rarely raised the issue Ignoring CBO, AP uncritically reported GOP claim that recovery bill is Dem "spending spree unlikely to jolt the economy" Short Link copy link Posted In Economy, Budget, Jobs, Wages, & Unemployment Network/Outlet MSNBC Person Savannah Guthrie Show/Publication Morning Joe We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.