Reporting on the Price of Thanksgiving Dinner

Friday, November 22, 2013

Transcript

We all have our annual Thanksgiving traditions, and for the news media it seems to be the annual reporting of the rising cost of the holiday meal. Brooke speaks with Columbia Journalism Review's Ryan Chittum about how these annual reports come about, and how they are misleading to consumers.

Guests:

Ryan Chittum

Hosted by:

Brooke Gladstone

Comments [1]

Laurence Glavin from Boston, MA

The week The Boston Globe offered a reprint of the front page of the paper from the Saturday morning after JFK's assassination in 1963, ads and all. A restaurant ran an advertisement offering Thanksgiving Dinner for $3.95. By the way, that restaurant is long gone, probably from charging just $3.95 for Thanksgiving dinner.

Nov. 23 2013 01:23 PM

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