This is an archive of Trudy Lieberman’s “Covering Medicare” articles, presented in descending order.
08/15/12: Medicare, Paul Ryan, and beyond: a primer - Here’s context to clarify the big entitlements debates
08/08/12: What makes Paul Ryan tick? - The New Yorker defines the man who would remake the government
07/27/12: Medicare and misinformation - Is my premium rising? A beat memo for reporters
07/26/12: False balance and the Medicare scare - Who’s been telling the truth in Florida?
A Grand Bargain on entitlements? - The press is sending signals about Simpson-Bowles. How about explaining it?
05/21/12: Medicare and the $500 billion bogeyman - Will a half-truth still work for the GOP?
04/27/12: EXTRA Unpacks the Media’s Medicare Coverage - Are journalists writing for doctors or for patients?
02/27/12: A Medicare Memo to Campaign Reporters - Tailing Mitt on Medicare and Social Security, too
02/06/12: USA Today Touts the Government’s Good News on Medicare - But was it the full story?
02/02/12: What Mitt Really Believes About Entitlements - Protecting Social Security and Medicare
01/30/12: Medicare Versus Obamacare - The fight begins in Florida
01/23/12: Romney’s History on Medicare - How he came to accept “premium support”
01/18/12: Medicare Vouchers Explained - A conversation with the Brookings Institution’s Henry Aaron
01/06/12: The Bloodying of PolitiFact - What is Medicare, anyway?
12/23/11: The Kind of Medicare Story We’d Rather Not See - SmartMoney runs a lackluster listicle
12/19/11: The Coverage of Wyden-Ryan, Round One - Consensus building to privatize Medicare
08/22/11: CJR Holds a Town Hall in Missouri - Do the pols represent the voters?
08/17/11: The Back Story on Medicare’s Wild Spending - The narrative unfolds, bit by bit
08/02/11: The Deficit Deal Defined - Is Medicare really safe?
07/18/11: A Medicare Miss at the LA Times - Some fact-checking, please
07/11/11: Joe Lieberman and his Medicare Gift - The press needs to untie the bow—and quickly
06/09/11: Jon Huntsman’s Vision for the Future of Medicare - Whose moral obligation is it?
06/06/11: Memo to Joe Nocera - Getting the facts right on Medicare
05/31/11: Medicare’s Real Cost Problem - Covering Medicare, part six
05/25/11: A Beat Memo on Medicare - Is the Ryan plan really so novel?
05/23/11: Means-Testing Medicare, According to CQ - Covering Medicare, part five
05/09/11: The AP Takes the Public’s Pulse - Covering Medicare, part four
05/04/11: Single Sourcing on a Medicare Story at NPR - Covering Medicare, part three
04/27/11: A Missing Medicare Link from The New York Times - Covering Medicare, part two
04/07/11: Covering Medicare, Part I - A mixed performance from the press