Economy

'Today' Show Gift: A Balanced Auto Story

Report should remind other media that not all car companies are going south this winter.

Bush's Tax Cuts to Blame for U.S. Economic Problems

If the Times really believe in "saving more" at the federal level, why does it flinch at the very idea of spending cuts?

Media Scrooges: 'Bah, Humbug' To Wall Street's Christmas Bonuses

Contrary to their present Grinchiness, the press were much merrier about this annual ritual in 1999.

A $7-Billion Omission

Network newscasts continue to ignore Fannie Mae fiasco's scope, even the final tally of the cost.

TV News Ignores Surprisingly Strong Housing Data

Bubble bursting mantra continues to dominate reports despite evidence to the contrary.

Democrats Won, but the Class Struggle Continues

Economics reporter Louis "Double the Minimum Wage" Uchitelle on "conspicious consumption" by the new rich.

Warning! Retailers on the Holiday Prowl

USA Today takes stores to task for advertising toys to kids.

'NewsHour' Still Insists on Bursting Housing Bubble

Despite Realtors' upbeat forecasts, PBS worries economy headed toward a 'crash.'

The Inflation 'Monster' Under the Media's Bed

News reports warned of 'recession,' 'stagflation' as inflation 'reared its ugly head,' but drops in prices get little notice from networks.

Networks Downplay Strong Pre-election Jobs Report

Networks gave negative news full attention in previous election cycles.
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