Business Articles

'Evening News' Pulls Out 'Great Depression' Comparison

CBS correspondent Mason compares banking woes to infamous history and offers no view from those who think a recession might be averted.

Media Nearly Unanimous: 'Recession' Inevitable

Networks overwhelmingly predict recession in 2008 but ignore surveys of economists showing majority do not expect recession.

Goldberg: Gore Uses 'Fascist' Tactics to Push Warming Agenda

National Review Editor at Large says left promotes 'softer' form of authoritarianism.

The Attempted Assassination of the FairTax

FairTax supporters predate Huckabee and are going strong despite media dismissal of the proposal.

Tax Reformers, Unite!

Supporters of both flat tax and national sales tax should rally behind the more politically feasible option.

Newsweek: 'The Economy Sucks'

Author reminisces about voters' perception of the economy that won Clinton the presidency in 1992.

CNBC Blasts Greenspan for 'Greed' of Post-Fed Career

Report says former Fed chairman 'is acting incorrectly' for taking role at hedge fund.

'Nightly News' Gives One Side of Antarctica Ice Changes

NBC environmental reporter points finger at man for landscape changes; doesn't acknowledge any other possible factors or science.

Media Mania Over Chump Change

Most of us won't allow a hairstylist to change our do without an in-depth explanation. But a lot of us are buying into undefined promises of change from presidential contenders.

Former General Electric CEO Welch Tells MSNBC 'No Recession'

No 'technical recession,' Welch says; Economic despair is 'unwarranted,' say experts.

'Nightly News' Uses Anecdotal Evidence to Condemn Reverse Mortgages

Report contends elderly Hispanic woman who 'trusts people' was duped into agreeing to reverse mortgage's terms.

Albright: Bush 'One of the Worst Presidencies' in History

Former Secretary of State pegs global warming and adjusting to globalization as goals for next president.

Bartiromo Upbeat about Free Enterprise on 'Tonight Show'

CNBC's 'money honey' refuses to talk down the economy and rejects idea of government bailout for bad mortgages.

ElectionWatch: Obama Proposes Tax Hike as Part of Economic Stimulus Plan

After being pressed by 'American Morning' anchor, Democratic presidential hopeful says tax increase on wealthy would 'bolster our fiscal situation.'

'Early Show' Makes Carter Years Comparisons in One-Sided View of Economy

Bloomberg TV anchor appears on CBS only offering worst predictions in survey, ignoring the majority, who say no recession in 2008.

The Oops and Downs of Economic Predictions

The public has to be confused as the media over-predict downturns and gas price spikes but lack accuracy.

ElectionWatch: Media Ignore, Misreport 'FairTax' amid Huckabee Surge

When reporters aren't completely ignoring the proposal to overhaul the U.S. tax system, they're dismissing or mischaracterizing the FairTax.

CBS Does Turnabout on Mercury-based Thimerosal's Link to Autism

Seven months prior, 'Evening News' gave a slanted report about autistic hardship blamed on thimerosal.

Even CNBC Stock Analyst Assumes Recession is a Foregone Conclusion

'Squawk Box' regular David Faber expresses concern over business spending.

Thomas Accuses Bloggers of 'Deterioration' of Journalism in Iraq War

Technological advances in media business, especially blogging, upset 'dean of the White House press corps.'

Leno's Success Prompts Union Writing Controversy

NY Times reports witness heard union rep give Leno permission to proceed with writing 'Tonight Show' monologue.

Networks Ignore Business Side of Strike, Even Though They Are the Business

One striking writer blasts Huckabee's late-night appearance, saying 'Jesus wouldn't cross' a picket line.

Cramer: The Fed 'Wants a Recession'

CNBC 'Mad Money' host accuses Fed of 'punishing' public with gradual rate cuts.

Post Uses Same-Sex 'Divorce' to Push Gay 'Marriage'

Sympathy-generating liberal bias documents the trauma of gay divorce.

Year in Review: Who's Right, Who's Wrong with 2007 Predictions

BusinessWeek survey of economists and stock pickers from late 2006 gauges accuracy of guesses from the experts media rely on.

NBC Blames Mortgages and Unemployment, but Not Borrowers for Debt

'Nightly News' cites subprime mess and other factors, but leaves out personal responsibility for credit card delinquencies.

2.4 Percent: 'Dramatic' Decrease or 'Disappointing' Increase?

Media downplay billions of dollars in increased holiday spending as 'weak' and 'disappointing'.

'World News' Blasts Medicare Competitors in One-Sided Story

ABC continues to make case for public-controlled health care, this time by bashing private Medicare plans and scaring seniors.