Economy

Housing: NBC Goes Negative, While ABC Offers Balance

"Nightly News" continues trend of blaming housing woes for just about everything, while "World News" finds a business opportunity.

CBS, NBC Worry About Stock 'Plunge,' Other Media Less Frightened

CNBC, FOX and CNN offer the rest of the economic picture

Record Dow Downplayed After Largest Gain in Nearly 4 Years

Network newscasts put emphasis on threats from home loan foreclosures, '$4 gas' prices.

'American Morning' Offers Another Gloomy Housing Forecast

Reporter calls Realtors' prediction 'optimistic' and labels forecast of no real recovery until 2009 'respected.'

ABC 'World News' Uses Questionable Data in Home Foreclosure Story

Report states foreclosures up 90 percent, although source admits its own foreclosure data is susceptible to error.

Our Lead Story on Falling State Tax Revenues? Never Mind

The Times, April 8: "State tax revenues around the country are growing far more slowly this year and in some cases falling below projections..." The Times, June 11: "State lawmakers across the ...

Networks Chip Away at Dow Milestones

Economic pessimism abounds in network news reports even as the Dow continues to break records.

CNN Host Calls for Mortgage Regulation

Willis of 'Open House' declares open season on lack of legislation.

Subprime Reporting

Networks blame lenders, not borrowers for foreclosure 'epidemic.'

Democrats Refuse to Talk about Tax Hikes on CNBC

'On the Money' couldn't find a Democratic representative to explain why the party wants to raise taxes but did explain why it's a bad idea for the economy.
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