Media Myth: The Recession/Depression of 2006

Media Myth: The Recession/Depression of 2006
Do you believe the U.S. economy is in or near a recession? Thats what network news suggested about once a week, on average, in 2006. But even their saying it didnt make it true. A new BMI analysis reveals the medias fascination with the Great Depression and hints of recession, despite a ridiculously robust economy.

No Wonder We're Depressed
The 2006 collapse the media dreaded never came, so now journalists are looking to 2007 to make their gloomy predictions look smart.

G: Post notes high cost passport rules add to U.S.-Canadian tourism
B: ABC wrongly assumes millions earn minimum wage for years on end
U: CNN favors government interference in drug prices

Network Silence Greets Announcement of Chavezs Hostile Oil Industry Takeover

NBCs Williams Ignores Heavy Cost of $2.5-million Big Victory for Katrina Victims

ABC Says Millions of Americans Have Been Waiting for Congress to Boost Their Pay


Governators health care solution neither individual nor responsible (Reason)

Amanda B. Carpenter: HillaryCare alert (Human Events)

A minimum of understanding on work and wages (TCSDaily)

On billboards, jobs, and the minimum wage (CafeHayek)

Unbalanced min.wage bill leaves small businesses, workers unprotected (FreedomWorks blog)

Mine Your Own Business: The dark side of environmentalism
The Moving Picture Institute
New York, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2007 and
Washington, D.C., Jan. 24, 2007

Do Public Schools Cause Social Conflict?
Cato Institute
Washington, D.C., Jan. 23, 2007

Eco-Freaks: Environmentalism is Hazardous to Your Health!
Competitive Enterprise Institute and The Heritage Foundation
Washington, D.C., Jan. 23, 2007

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