The Great Media Depression

News reports depict economy far worse now than during the 1929 stock market crash

NBC's Burnett Joins ABC's Golodryga in Reporting 'Silver Lining'

'Today' contributor takes a page from 'Good Morning America' colleague and reports something positive about the economy.

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

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

Econ 101: What does 'Recession' Mean?

We don't even know we've been in one until we're out.

Bernanke Says No Recession; U.S. Economy Will Show 'Resilience' in Long Term

Fed Chairman tells House Budget Committee a stimulus package could be needed to help the economy in the short-term; food and energy prices should 'decelerate.'

Media Nearly Unanimous: 'Recession' Inevitable

Networks overwhelmingly predict recession in 2008 but ignore surveys of economists showing majority do not expect recession.

Former General Electric CEO Welch Tells MSNBC 'No Recession'

No 'technical recession,' Welch says; Economic despair is 'unwarranted,' say experts.

Talking Ourselves into Recession

Despite Federal Reserve's expectations of no recession in 2008, journalists can't get enough of the word.

Media Coverage Rated 'R' for 'Recession'

The media have predicted recession for four years. Will this be the year?

Four Years of Media Fairy Tales about the Economy

Journalists pushed fable of recession throughout job-heavy economic recovery.
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