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New York Times Downplays Bad Economic News, Knocks 'Austerity Efforts'

The economy shrank in the fourth quarter of 2012, and the woes made the New York Times front page, but was not prominently featured (the Washington Post led with the bad news). Though one might ...
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Economic Growth Turns Negative, CBS Only Network to Admit Rate

NBC ignores GDP, while ABC dances around the ‘speed bump’ with positive report; print downplays drop.
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ABC Touts Housing ‘Comeback’ on Day of Confidence Drop

Tax hike makes consumer confidence plummet, evening news shows silent.
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Stimulating the Economy

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NYTimes Labor Reporter Greenhouse Pushes Higher Taxes, Stronger Unions, Wage Subsidies

Steven Greenhouse depends solely on left-wing economists to make his case for reviving the economy: "Jared Bernstein, who served in the Obama administration...said many steps should be taken to ...
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CBS Fails to Note How Much Harry Reid's Plan Would Actually Cut from the Deficit

On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, national correspondent Chip Reid glossed over proposals in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's fiscal cliff plan that would add to the deficit. "The bill would ...
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Five Reasons The Networks Have No Business Covering Business (Or the Economy)

In 2012 alone, from approaching a fiscal cliff to Occupy movement, media proved unable to fairly cover many issues.
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Wolf Blitzer Calls Democratic Tax Hike Pursuit 'Beginning' of a Deficit Solution

CNN's Wolf Blitzer said Thursday that the Democratic fiscal cliff plan of raising tax rates on the top two percent of income earners is the "beginning" of a solution. "But it's a beginning. A ...
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CNN's Velshi Calls Grover Norquist a 'Dangerous Man'

CNN's Ali Velshi on Friday afternoon labeled anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist a "dangerous man" for blocking a fiscal cliff compromise between Democrats and Republicans. "Hey, speaking of the ...
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