How Not to Do Unemployment Journalism 101
Felix Salmon's 'deep dive' into unemployment fraud is astonishingly lazy and credulous.
Felix Salmon of Axios has a "deep dive" out today on "America's pandemic of unemployment fraud." It looks like shit, but even worse, Salmon's reporting is already being used as an excuse to publicly prosecute the distribution of unemployment money.
Salmon (who, full disclosure, is a former colleague of some Discourse Blog members), starts out…