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CBO Estimates Minimum Wage Hike Would Cost Private Sector $15 Billion; Networks Silent

The network evening news casts have yet to report an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office that President Obama's proposal to hike the minimum wage would cost the private sector $15 ...
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ABC, NBC Ignore Estimate That Minimum Wage Hike Would Cost 500,000 Jobs; CBS Reports

CBS was the only network on Tuesday evening to highlight a CBO report that President Obama's proposal to hike the minimum wage would cost 500,000 jobs. The CBO report stated that despite an ...
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Spinning ObamaCare: Two Million Jobs Lost = “Freedom”

After a CBO report says ObamaCare will cost the economy the equivalent of more than 2 million jobs, network reporters adopt the administration's spin, with NBC's David Gregory wondering: "Why ...
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NBC's 'Today' Completely Ignores Report That ObamaCare Will Cost Over 2 Million Jobs

While both CBS This Morning and ABC's Good Morning America both managed some air time on Wednesday to cover a new Congressional Budget Office report showing ObamaCare will cost the American ...
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Networks Hype Threat of Default, But Were Wrong about ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Impact

Five failed predictions of ‘fiscal doomsday’ the networks hyped during cliff crisis and sequester.
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Fiscal Cliff Deal’s $4 Trillion Price Tag Ignored by 5 out of 6 Shows

On day of the deal only one of the network morning and evening shows mentioned the hefty cost of the deal because of the lack of spending cuts.

Public Editor Asks if NYT Reporters Should Fact-Check, But They Already Do (the GOP, Anyway)

Public Editor Arthur Brisbane made waves by asking Should The Times Be a Truth Vigilante? But the paper already is, at least against Republicans, replete with ardent defenses of liberal policy ...

Ignoring History and CBO Gimmickry, NYT's Calmes Hits Romney Suggestion Obama-Care Will Cost Money

New York Times reporter Jackie Calmes claims Mitt Romney was false to say repealing the Obama-care would save money, citing "nonpartisan fact checkers and analyses like those of the Congressional ...

Ignoring History and CBO Gimmickry, Calmes Hits Romney Suggestion Obama-Care Will Cost Money

Jackie Calmes claims Mitt Romney was false to say repealing the Obama-care would save money, citing "nonpartisan fact checkers and analyses like those of the Congressional Budget Office." Has she ...

Health Care Cost Estimates Challenged, But Media Skip Criticism of 'Non-Partisan' Agency

Congressional Budget Office figures challenged only 16 percent of the time, despite former CBO director's claims of 'Garbage In, Garbage Out' accounting.
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