Minimum Wage

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Networks Ignore SEIU Backing for Fast Food Strikes

ABC and NBC also downplay widespread arrests of protesters.
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NBC Hails 'Landmark' Minimum Wage Hike in Seattle as 'Historic Victory for Workers'

In a brief on Tuesday's NBC Today, news anchor Natalie Morales portrayed a minimum wage hike in Seattle as the first step toward a nationwide increase: "Well, with talks across the country ...
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Ed Schultz: GOP Not Raising the Minimum Wage Is 'Every Bit as Racist' as Donald Sterling

MSNBC's Ed Schultz on Wednesday found a way to connect conservatives to NBA owner Donald Sterling's racist rant. Talking about Republicans in Congress, he sneered, "Not raising the wage, the ...
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98 Percent of Networks Jobs Stories Ignore High Black Unemployment

Despite bipartisan outrage, NBC gives just 10 seconds to jobs crisis while ABC, CBS remain silent.
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Networks Minimize Bad News for Dems, Tout Obama Shopping at the Gap

On Wednesday, the network morning shows gave a combined 53 seconds of air time to Democrats losing a bellwether congressional election in Florida and just 37 seconds to bad poll numbers for ...
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‘Shark Tank’s’ Kevin O’Leary Rips Minimum Wage ‘Insanity’

Wealthy entrepreneur tells CNBC uncertainty over wages hurts job growth and small businesses.
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ABC, NBC Ignore Estimate That Minimum Wage Hike Would Cost 500,000 Jobs; CBS Reports

CBS was the only network on Tuesday evening to highlight a CBO report that President Obama's proposal to hike the minimum wage would cost 500,000 jobs. The CBO report stated that despite an ...
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Networks Promote Wage Hikes, Ignore Critics in 89 Percent of Stories

Even when broadcasts mention opposition, they undermine it.
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NBC Touts Democratic Strategy to 'Paint Republicans as the Party of the Rich'

In a report for Sunday's NBC Nightly News, White House correspondent Kristen Welker eagerly promoted efforts by President Obama to use class warfare against Republicans leading up to the 2014 ...
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