Business

'Evening News' Report Warns of More (and Your) Unemployment

Despite gloomy prognosis of the economy, unemployment is not at recessionary levels.

'Today' Lights Up Your Life with Puff Piece on Replacing Bulbs

Vieira changes one light bulb in her house, praises government mandate for compact fluorescents, and forgets to mention her big boss profits from their sale.

Media Stimulate Recession and Tax Rebate Frenzy by Twisting Fed Chairman's Words

Networks report Bernanke 'confirmed recession fears' even though he specifically said he is 'not forecasting recession.'

CNBC's Jim Cramer Still Down on Fed After Three-Quarter-Point Rate Cut

'Mad Money' host challenges WSJ reporter Greg Ip for putting out contradictory stories on Fed leading up to the 'emergency' rate cut.

Will Hyped 'Economic Stimulus' Package Be Tax Relief or Wealth Redistribution?

Media so far downplay critics of rumored plan, fail to ask tough questions about tax relief.

Bernanke Says No Recession; U.S. Economy Will Show 'Resilience' in Long Term

Fed Chairman tells House Budget Committee a stimulus package could be needed to help the economy in the short-term; food and energy prices should 'decelerate.'

Lauer Fears 'Rich' Might Get Some Tax Relief

'Today' host grills Treasury Secretary to make sure likely tax rebates will benefit only the lower and middle classes - despite the fact that 'rich' fork over most of the nation's revenue.

'Nightly News' Reports on Foreign Investment with Isolationist Tone

Segment neglects to explain foreign countries invest in the U.S. economy because it offers a good investing opportunity.

ABC Offers Tips to Secure the Job You'll Probably Lose Anyway

Morning scare-fest warns many jobs are in danger, suggests securing your position by boasting, kissing up.

Cramer Calls for Media Balance on Recession Fears

While reversing his position on the economy from 'sunny skies' to 'recession,' Cramer says media should 'point out the positives with the negatives.'
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