The paper is heavily reliant on the income it receives from its ownership of the beleaguered and much-criticized for-profit higher ed company. Cliff Kincaid at US Action News:
A search of the Fiscal Times website discloses that, rather than subject Kaplan and other for-profit educational companies to such scrutiny, it has gone so far as to question the official attention that has been paid to them. “Assault on For-Profit Education Will Hurt Economy” is one notorious example. The article by Liz Peek stated, “Undoubtedly, some career schools engage in deceptive and fraudulent recruitment and financing practices, which are illegal and should be stamped out. However, we should not undermine the prospect of significantly widening educational opportunity.” Peek is a former Wall Street research analyst.
Read the whole thing. Previous Twitchy coverage of the Washington Post’s Kaplan scandal.