The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2009

From jobs 'saved or created,' to stimulus saving the economy, to 'deficit neutral' health care reform; here are ten biggest stories the media got wrong this year.

CBS's Schieffer Warns of Excessive Spending...On Military

At the end of CBS's Face the Nation on Sunday, host Bob Schieffer fretted over massive government spending but avoided blaming current Democratic proposals: "I'm not even talking about the cost of ...

Diane Sawyer's Surprisingly Tough Interview With Geithner: Hits Massive Spending, Tax Increases

Good Morning America co-host Diane Sawyer on Tuesday conducted a surprisingly tough interview with Tim Geithner, grilling the Treasury Secretary on tax increases, spending and highlighting the ...

Media Coverage of the 9/12 Protests: A Report Card

Liberal Nets Acknowledge News Value of Anti-Obama Rally, but Much of the Coverage Is Antagonistic

NBC, CBS Skip Study on Massive New Obama Spending

Of the three network morning shows, only ABC touted a new study by the Heritage Foundation that reported how the federal government's massive spending will average almost $34,000 per household in ...

Heroic Democrats vs. Heartless Republicans in California

Reporter Jennifer Steinhauer insults California Republicans once again for resisting tax hikes: "While Democrats struggle to preserve programs for the state's neediest residents through one-time ...

CBS Fawns Over Obama Date Night in NYC, Excuses Cost

On Monday, CBS Early Show co-host Maggie Rodriguez gushed over the Obamas' "date night" in New York City: "...this is something that he promised her...It is sweet...they're beautiful." On Tuesday, ...

No Bias Here: "Calif. Voters Reject Measures to Keep State Solvent"

Reporter Jennifer Steinhauer blames California voters for rejecting higher taxes and dubious spending caps: "A smattering of California voters on Tuesday soundly rejected five ballot measures ...

Dear NY Times: Savings Creates Efficiencies

Both Jeffrey Sachs and Paul Krugman Are Wrong About Oversaving

Stimulus and Spending: Synonyms Not

Someone get the leader of the free world and his media pals a thesaurus.
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