Networks: Low Women's Clothing Sales Foreshadow 'Nightmare'

Reporters paint ominous picture of the holiday shopping season based on one sector showing lower sales - even though many are up.

The Medias Top 10 Economic Myths of 2007

Compiled by the Business and Media Institute

Talking Ourselves into Recession

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

Job Numbers Bring Out Worst-Case Scenario Reporting

Recession predictions accompany lobbying for Federal Reserve rate cut, even though job data is a lagging indicator.

'Bad News Bears'

How Networks Distort a Good Economy and Batter President Bush

Hit Job

Networks Emphasize Layoffs In A Year of 2 Million New Jobs

Crazy 8s

Live 8, G-8 coverage cheerleads sending billions of U.S. dollars to Africa

Government-Sponsored Enron

Billion-Dollar Scandal Not Ready for Prime Time

One Economy, Two Spins

Economic Conditions Portrayed as Positive During Clinton Presented as Negative for Bush
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