Wed., July 22, 2009 2:31pm (EDT)

Interview with New York Times Business Columnist Joe Nocera
By Rickey Bevington
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Updated: 5 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
Joe Nocera (photo by dsearls from Flickr)
Joe Nocera (photo by dsearls from Flickr)
Why didn’t more people predict the Wall Street meltdown?

What’s more, why didn’t business and finance reporters – the people paid to explain Wall Street to the rest of us – see it coming?

When New York Times “Talking Business” columnist and regular NPR constributer Joe Nocera came into the GPB Radio studios, All Things Considered host Rickey Bevington couldn’t wait to put his feet to the fire a little bit on this issue.

And she learned a lot, of course.

Nocera began their chat with a closer look at Georgia’s particular recession picture.