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 ...

Talking Ourselves into Recession

Despite Federal Reserve's expectations of no recession in 2008, journalists can't get enough of the word.

CNN's 'Your $$$$$' Scours the Nation for Recession Hints

Co-hosts prod guests about the R-word, select states with bad news.

Strong Employment Report "Too Good to Be True"?

The U.S. economy added 166,000 jobs in October, much more than expected - but the Times wrung out as many cold water caveats as it could to dampen enthusiasm.

So Much for the ABC 'Recession' Talk

Job numbers outdo predictions and revisions change August numbers from negative to positive.

Bad Company III

For American Businessmen in the News, the Defense Never Rests

Job Numbers Bring Out Worst-Case Scenario Reporting

Recession predictions accompany lobbying for Federal Reserve rate cut, even though job data is a lagging indicator.

CNN Job Reports Don't Even Agree

Velshi says people 'people feel better about the economy'... unless they read

NY Times Insists Economy Isn't as Good as It Appears

Reporters rely on discredited housing bubble storyline, comparison to tech bubble of 1990s.
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