Income

NY Times Dismisses Growth in Dire '08 Outlook; Says Bush in 'Denial' about Economy

Other major newspapers are neutral or cautiously optimistic about economic predictions for 2008.

Cramer Pleads for Taxpayer Bailout of Fannie, Freddie

'Mad Money' host wants $100-billion 'government check' to raise capital for GSEs.

Lauer Fears 'Rich' Might Get Some Tax Relief

'Today' host grills Treasury Secretary to make sure likely tax rebates will benefit only the lower and middle classes - despite the fact that 'rich' fork over most of the nation's revenue.

Brokaw and Buffett: The Rich Don't Pay Enough

World's third-richest man insists he and other wealthy people aren't paying their fair share when it comes to taxes.

NY Times: Poverty's a Huge Issue, Though We're Better Off Than Ever; Wealth Redistribution is Centrist Policy

NY Times Magazine devotes 21,000 words to warped economic perspective.

USA Today: Money Gap Not Class-Related; It's Age

Newspaper takes on income inequality debate and adds important factors such as education, delayed careers for young people, and taxing the young to feed the old.

Rich Man, Poor Man

The media complain about the 'problem' of income inequality and ignore two other perspectives.

Elementary, My Dear President

Not everyone makes the same amount of money, but that doesn't mean the government should act to abolish 'income inequality.'

The Medias Top 10 Economic Myths of 2006

Compiled by the Business & Media Institute

CNN's War on the Economy

Leading up to election, network repeatedly tells viewers middle class slipping away, American dream 'impossible.'
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