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Spinning Bad Jobs Numbers

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Math Is Hard: People Flee Workforce, But ‘Morning Joe’ Sees ‘Good News’

Crowd in background of MSNBC morning show cheers loudly for 96,000 jobs, lowest labor force participation since Sept. 1981.
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During Democratic Convention, Two of Three Networks Ignore Dire Jobs Picture

For three nights, ABC and NBC fail to mention the national unemployment rate or the ‘nearly 13 million’ people looking for work.
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Soledad O'Brien Thinks Obama -- Not Governors -- Should Get Credit for States With Low Unemployment

Soledad O'Brien apparently thinks President Obama should get the credit for states with low unemployment, as she pressed two Republican governors to admit on Friday's Starting Point. ...
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Former OMB Director: ‘There’s No Recovery’

As jobs report shows only 80,000 jobs added, James Nussle contradicts Obama message.
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Networks Barely Discuss ‘Hidden’ Jobless, That Even WaPo, CNN Notice

ABC, CBS and NBC ignore lower labor force in 82 percent of stories.
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NBC: Does Mitt Romney Look Like He's 'Rooting for Failure' of the Economy?

At the top of Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer warned Mitt Romney against going after President Obama too hard on the stagnant economy: "Romney's campaign using the rise in unemployment ...
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ABC Botches Jobs Report: Touts Incorrect, Obama-Favorable Unemployment Numbers

Good Morning America's Josh Elliott on Friday reported incorrect jobs numbers, touting stats more favorable to Barack Obama and less reflective of the dismal facts. In the 8am hour, news ...
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Brian Williams Asserts Romney ‘Called Out’ on ‘Unrealistic’ Pledge to Reduce Unemployment to 6%

NBC anchor Brian Williams on Wednesday night ridiculed Mitt Romney’s quest to reduce the unemployment rate to six percent by 2016, a level enjoyed fewer than four years ago. "Back when Newt ...
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