NPR’s Planet Money Misfires on Local Economic Developers

“They are not creating jobs. They are just moving jobs around.”

With those words Adam Davidson, an NPR reporter on Planet Money, set in motion a chain of events that resulted in a stinging rebuttal by International Economic Development Council President Jeffrey A. Finkle, apologies of a sort from Planet Money and the reporter and rather pointed criticism by NPR’s ombudsman.  Here’s the link to the NPR ombudsman.

 

Another post on the subject:

http://executivepulse.com/Business-Retention-Publications/News-Publication.asp?Action=Article&Type=01&PubID=179&/NPR/Acknowledges/It/Misfired/on/Local/Economic/Developers

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