The Working Poor: Is Their Gap With the Middle Class Narrowing?

Nyhan, Paul
March 2006
Nieman Reports;Spring2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p26
The article looks at whether the gap between the working poor and the middle class in the U.S. is narrowing. It also comments on how the journalists cover the working poor and the challenges they confront. It also looks for ways to merge coverage of the middle and the poor. It identifies the boundaries that define poverty.


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