The Old and Future Labor Beat

Seeger, Murray
December 1999
Nieman Reports;Winter99/Spring2000, Vol. 53/54 Issue 4/1, p66
Offers a look at newspaper reporting of labor the United States (US). Decline of workers' real income in the US; Increase in the number of persons earning less than the poverty-level annual wage; Description of a good labor reporter.


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