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Awful Unemployment Rate Left Out of More Than 3/4 of Job Stories

Network evening shows talk about employment woes, but rarely mention 9.1 percent figure.

Networks Call Solyndra 'Headache' for Obama, But No Problem for Green Jobs Policies

ABC, CBS and NBC all report on scandal surrounding failed solar company, but refuse to criticize the loan program it utilized.

Matt Lauer Fawns Over Clinton: 'Are You Surprised at How Good You Are?'; Allows Him to Bash GOP

In a softball interview with Bill Clinton on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer gushed over the former president's Global Initiative: "One of the things that's always impressed me....you're ...

Calmes Sees Obama's Plan as Job Creator, Warns Stubborn GOP 'Could Lose the House'

White House reporter Jackie Calmes praises Obama's latest liberal "stimulus" plan, and warns Republicans on TV: "...if the Republicans are seen as standing in the way of anything, they could be in ...

CBS and NBC Cheer Obama's 'Extraordinarily Bold' Speech, 'Robust Defense of Government'

Throughout coverage of President Obama's address to Congress Thursday night, anchors and correspondents on both CBS and NBC gave fawning reviews of the new jobs plan, in some cases, even before ...

Times Approves of Obama's 'Punchy Tone' and 'Politically Moderate Proposals'

Mark Landler likes what he heard, even though the markets didn't: "Mixing politically moderate proposals with a punchy tone, President Obama challenged lawmakers on Thursday to 'pass this jobs ...

Here We Go Again: Networks Back Obama 'Replay' on Infrastructure Spending, Stimulus

President and media stuck on repeat, but ABC, CBS, NBC won't admit it; argue for more money to fix roads, bridges.

Incensed That Obama Speech Pushed Back One Day, NYT Whines Boehner Needs to 'Grow Up'

Speaker John Boehner politely suggesting that President Obama could be accommodated to give an address to a joint session of Congress a day later than the date he originally requested is ...

Historic! No New Jobs Added in August; First Time since 1945

CNBC's Rick Santelli guesses right net payroll figure, but unemployment rate remains steady at 9.1 percent.

Stephanopoulos Shields Obama: Spreads Blame Around for Scheduling of Speech

Former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos on Thursday attempted to spin the botched scheduling of a proposed Barack Obama speech to Congress as, generically, "politicians ...
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