Recession

'Early Show' Makes Carter Years Comparisons in One-Sided View of Economy

Bloomberg TV anchor appears on CBS only offering worst predictions in survey, ignoring the majority, who say no recession in 2008.

The Oops and Downs of Economic Predictions

The public has to be confused as the media over-predict downturns and gas price spikes but lack accuracy.

Even CNBC Stock Analyst Assumes Recession is a Foregone Conclusion

'Squawk Box' regular David Faber expresses concern over business spending.

Cramer: The Fed 'Wants a Recession'

CNBC 'Mad Money' host accuses Fed of 'punishing' public with gradual rate cuts.

CNN's Velshi: Federal Reserve Board is 'Late to the Party'

Media continue to question Fed after interest rate cut and speculate about recession.

The Medias Top 10 Economic Myths of 2007

Compiled by the Business and Media Institute

NBC Drives Recession Fears with R.V. Story

'Nightly News' warns that fewer 'mini-mansions on wheels' mean an economic breakdown is dead ahead.

"Ailing Economy"? What Ailing Economy?

Peter Goodman got front-page play for his report on an "ailing economy" "imperiled by the crumbling housing market." But 3rd quarter GDP was 4.9%, highest in four years.

Economy Grew More than We Knew, but Networks Barely Notice

CBS, NBC do find time to report Bush administration's reduced growth forecast.

Talking Ourselves into Recession

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