Friday, May 25, 2007
Daily News: Bloomberg Administration Spinning of Education Stories
The Daily News blog Daily Politics takes a close look at the massive Tweed PR machine. Liz Benjamin reports that a former TV reporter will be hired to "pitch 'positive' stories to the media". Public relations staff will be increased to twelve and staff expense will top $1 million before benefits. The ramp-up in spending makes for quite a contrast with the cuts hitting elementary school cafeteria workers.
Click here for the full story. We covered the food service cuts here.
If you have not already, check out Juan Gonzalez's excellent column exposing the truth behind the spinning of test scores. Click here for "Klein Smears Immigrant Kids."