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Networks Link Economy to Depression/Recession; No Wonder We're Depressed

The 2006 collapse never came, so now journalists are looking to 2007 to make their gloomy predictions look smart.

ABC Says 'Millions of Americans' Have Been 'Waiting' For Congress to Boost Their Pay

But fewer than 500,000 make minimum wage, and research shows two-thirds of workers earn more than the minimum within a year of starting their jobs.

CNN's 'In the Money' Begins Year with Gloomy Predictions

Speculation covers oil prices, housing, unemployment.

CBS's Couric Worries of Job Losses, Dow Slide

'Evening News' anchor forecasted clouds on economic horizon hours before government announced a 5-year low in unemployment.

'Bad News Bears'

How Networks Distort a Good Economy and Batter President Bush

Networks Overlook 810,000 New Jobs

Weekend news reports leave out huge revision to employment numbers.

Unemployment Rate Falls, But Times Is Still Pushing Pessimism

Describing a September in which the unemployment rate fell: "For American workers, the job market is starting to look a lot less inviting."

NBC Puts Downspin on Climbing Stock Market

'Nightly News' touts housing and auto problems instead of near-record average.

PBS Feature Claims 'Hurt Feelings' from Layoffs Might Be 'Lethal'

NY Times' Uchitelle says workers' low self-esteem is worse for the economy than the Great Depression.

Where Poverty's Rise Ends, Slanted Coverage Continues

Media ignore or downplay income increases and halt in poverty's rise, insisting worker pay is dropping.
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