Recession

So Much for the ABC 'Recession' Talk

Job numbers outdo predictions and revisions change August numbers from negative to positive.

CNN Warns of a Recession, Ignores Stock Market Gains

'Your $$$$$' ignored guest to promote a downbeat view of the economy.

Media Coverage Rated 'R' for 'Recession'

The media have predicted recession for four years. Will this be the year?

Four Years of Media Fairy Tales about the Economy

Journalists pushed fable of recession throughout job-heavy economic recovery.

'World News' Finds Extreme Examples of Mortgage Crises

ABC's Betsy Stark frames rise in foreclosures as the fault of widespread fraud, not poor judgment from lenders and buyers.

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.

Foreclosures Up: ABC, CBS Blame Lenders

But NBC mentions people are responsible for overly risky borrowing too.

'What Goes Up Must Come Down' on CNN's 'In the Money'

Housing numbers boost economy fear factor after up-and-down week on Wall Street.

Networks Hype New-Homes Decline as Sign of Woe

CBS, NBC use new home sales data to make the economy look terrible, while ignoring rise in the majority of the housing market.

Media Myth: The Recession/Depression of 2006

Hint: It Never Happened
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