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Media Predictions on Unemployment and Jobs Off by Wide Margin

Economic indicators better than expected.

NY Times Profiles Racist, 'Deteriorating' Labor Market

Newspaper claims businesses are in a 'hiring strike,' downplays stable, low unemployment.

NBC's Burnett Joins ABC's Golodryga in Reporting 'Silver Lining'

'Today' contributor takes a page from 'Good Morning America' colleague and reports something positive about the economy.

Bartiromo Warns Recession Talk 'Begets More Weakness'

CNBC host reminds viewers what recession is; analyst says labor market data indicates economy will not hit recession.

CNBC's Burnett Says Low January Jobs Number 'Misunderstood'

'Street Signs' anchor tells viewers the Labor Department's 'businesses dying estimate' always happens in January.

'Evening News' Report Warns of More (and Your) Unemployment

Despite gloomy prognosis of the economy, unemployment is not at recessionary levels.

Lauer Fears 'Rich' Might Get Some Tax Relief

'Today' host grills Treasury Secretary to make sure likely tax rebates will benefit only the lower and middle classes - despite the fact that 'rich' fork over most of the nation's revenue.

Cramer Calls for Media Balance on Recession Fears

While reversing his position on the economy from 'sunny skies' to 'recession,' Cramer says media should 'point out the positives with the negatives.'

Year in Review: Who's Right, Who's Wrong with 2007 Predictions

BusinessWeek survey of economists and stock pickers from late 2006 gauges accuracy of guesses from the experts media rely on.

The Times Continues to Fret Over Recession Fears

Gloomy Peter Goodman: "The nation gained a modest 94,000 jobs in November...pulling back considerably from the previous month in the clearest sign yet that the American economy was headed for a ...
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