CNBC's Burnett: Recession vs. Slowdown is Only 'Semantics'

'Today' contributor claims there's no real difference between recession and slowdown, despite the fact that worried talk contributes to economic woes.

Econ 101: The Great Depression

Why we're not in another one ... but politicians could take us there.

Reuters Story Makes Outlandish Claim: U.S. Depression a Likely Possibility

Report raises the prospect of the U.S. government being forced into buying American stocks to avert an economic crisis.

NY Times Touts New FDA Regulations, Ignores Industry

Report on new FDA requirements for experimental drug testing ignores possibility of higher costs, includes no industry input.

'Evening News' Report Warns of More (and Your) Unemployment

Despite gloomy prognosis of the economy, unemployment is not at recessionary levels.

'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.

CNN's 'Recession Watch' Continues, with New Definition of Recession

Morning show focuses on negative Christmas shopping predictions as indicator of economic health, despite strong job growth.

NPR: The Economy Is Surviving $100 Oil

Public radio broadcast says $100 oil hasn't had too much of a negative effect on economy ... 'yet.'

Job Numbers Bring Out Worst-Case Scenario Reporting

Recession predictions accompany lobbying for Federal Reserve rate cut, even though job data is a lagging indicator.

Networks Hype New-Homes Decline as Sign of Woe

CBS, NBC use new home sales data to make the economy look terrible, while ignoring rise in the majority of the housing market.
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