12/1/2008 10:28 AM ET
NBC downplays 7.2 percent hike in holiday sales; previously called sales on the day after Thanksgiving 'a giant barometer on the true state of the economy.'
9/5/2008 12:38 PM ET
'Evening News' finds time for 'disappointing' employment and retail figures, but ignored good GDP news Obama's night.
2/13/2008 4:28 PM ET
Just how low is consumer confidence - or how high? The media have historically focused on low reports while ignoring highs - and their own role in shaping opinions on the economy.
12/27/2007 4:00 PM ET
Media downplay billions of dollars in increased holiday spending as 'weak' and 'disappointing'.
12/18/2007 1:31 PM ET
Reporters paint ominous picture of the holiday shopping season based on one sector showing lower sales - even though many are up.
11/26/2007 5:37 PM ET
Retail sales show big gains, although several media outlets warned of the worst.
11/19/2007 6:44 PM ET
CBS continues trend as most downbeat of network newscasts for economic coverage.
11/19/2007 6:34 PM ET
Morning show focuses on negative Christmas shopping predictions as indicator of economic health, despite strong job growth.
11/14/2007 6:30 PM ET
Stocks soar on positive news about the world's largest retailer, but ABC manages to find a downside.
1/5/2007 3:13 PM ET
But strong growth in jobs, wages and Internet sales belies reporter's slant.