Economy

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.

CBS's Couric Worries of Job Losses, Dow Slide

'Evening News' anchor forecasted clouds on economic horizon hours before government announced a 5-year low in unemployment.

Strong Sales Figures from GM, Ford Go Unnoticed

ABC reports, but CBS and NBC ignore sales increases to discuss hormone treatments.

CBS Likens Softening Housing Market to Great Depression

But economists see a stable housing market gaining value in the coming year.

Then and Now, Media Sing Along to Dems' Election Song: 'No Tax Cuts'

The declining deficit has proven tax cuts don't cause a deficit rise. But the media can't hear that above the Democratic election chorus.
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