Economy

Networks 'Cherry-Pick' Data to Blame Slowdown on Housing Woes

But on CNBC some experts say housing 'crisis' is overstated and blame the media for hyping it.

'World News' Predicts $7-a-Gallon Gasoline

ABC evening show predicts extreme price increase, but curiously explains the actual cause of high gasoline prices and provides some context.

'Today' Fails to Define 'Average' in Food Bank Scare

NBC morning show declares middle class is 'new face of hunger in America.'

'Nightly News' Bemoans School Funding Woes

NBC blames economic downturn, but ignores multiple factors involved in spending decline for California public education.

CNN Pulls out 'D-Word' in Economy Speculation

Economist warns about $5 gas, 'something worse than a mild recession.'

'Early Show' Takes Jab at Oil Executives for Industry Profits

Segment later features oil expert that explains it isn't the oil company profits causing the spike.

BusinessWeek Dedicates Blog Exclusively to 'Recession in America'

The site's purpose: 'to uncover the stories of how individuals are coping with the downturn.'

Deja Vu: 'Today' Inflates Gas Prices

NBC morning show uses longtime network visual trick to make gas prices seem higher.

The Worst is Yet to Come According to CNN's 'Your Money'

Correspondent Hunter suggests even the Great Depression can't compare to current 'crisis.'

'Nightly News' Calls Cuban Defections a 'Setback'

Segment about Cuban circus romanticizes life under authoritarian socialist rule.
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