Economy

Post Finance Columnist Fawns over Hillary Clinton

Michelle Singletary describes Clinton's proposal for taxpayer-funded help to debt-ridden Americans in glowing terms.

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.

TV Critic Alessandra Plays Economic Cassandra

Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley makes another ill-advised foray into sociology: "The gloom [of the show] is understandable, of course. The economy and the political landscape today are weighed ...

'Street Sweetie' Burnett: Jim Cramer 'Certifiably' Crazy

NBC News' favorite economic pundit takes 'crazy pills' according to talk show host Conan O'Brien.

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.'

'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.
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