reserve http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/4778/all en The Great Media Depression http://mrc.org/special-reports/great-media-depression <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2008/The_Great_Media_Depression_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <br /> <p>The year was 1929. The decade of the '20s was ending - not with a roar, but with a whimper. Years of a sky-high stock market and speculative buying were coming to a close. The Dow Jones had peaked on Sept. 3 at 381.17 and then began to dive as unknown and prominent companies alike saw their values drop. In a little more than a month, the market lost 14 percent of its value.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/great-media-depression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 1929 2007 2008 abc abcs america american analyzed anchor asked bad bank banks Bartiromo bear began big bmi book broadcast business cases cavuto cbs charles close collapse comparison confidence coverage crash crisis daily day days Decline Depression didnt downturn economic economy explained failure Fed federal fell financial GDP george gibson good government great high history impact included institute interest investment journal Journalists levels looked losses lost made major make March market meltdown months morning NBC negative network networks news night oct optimistic outlook papers people percent period points positive post prices problems put rates Recession report reported reporter Reporters reporting reports reserve run show similar situation states stearns stock stocks stories story street things Today todays told unemployment united upbeat View wall warned washington wasnt week world worst wrote year years york Thu, 29 May 2008 07:26:00 +0000 admin 30572 at http://mrc.org The Medias Top 10 Economic Myths of 2005 http://mrc.org/media-myths/medias-top-10-economic-myths-2005 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><br />The Media’s Top 10 Economic Myths of 2005</strong></p> <br /> <p><strong><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/mediamyths/2005/The_Medias_Top__Economic_Myths_of__Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></strong></p> <br /> <hr /> <p><strong>“So people at home right now are saying, ‘Economic slowdown? How slow is it going to go?’ Are we headed for another recession?”<br /><br /></strong>– Anchor John Roberts, “CBS Evening News,” April 15, 2005</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-myths/medias-top-10-economic-myths-2005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2001 2005 abcs america april Audio back boom bubble business Christmas cnns companies consumers continued coverage cuts Deficit dont economic economy elizabeth federal Food frances gas GDP global good government growth health heating higher housing huge Hurricane Hurricanes industry job jobs Katrina lost market medias money months morning myth national nations news numbers october oil pay people percent positive prices public raise rate report reported reporter Reporters reserve rising season sept september states stocks tax taxes tonight truth unemployment united Video wal warming week weeks work workers world year Wed, 14 Dec 2005 20:31:00 +0000 admin 30096 at http://mrc.org Media Myths: The Housing Bubble Is Bursting http://mrc.org/media-myths/media-myths-housing-bubble-bursting <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/noel-sheppard">Noel Sheppard</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Media claims about a “housing bubble” are nothing new. Since before the 9/11 terror attacks, the media have been calling the housing market a “bubble” while predicting an imminent, devastating decline. Not only have they been wrong in forecasting such a top, they have thoroughly mischaracterized what an investment bubble is. Now that the market for homes has finally slowed a bit, the media are declaring the bubble has burst.</p> <br /> <p><img src="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2005/mediamyths/graph1130.gif" border="0" alt="" /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-myths/media-myths-housing-bubble-bursting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2001 2002 2004 2005 alan average boom bubble business chairman Decline economic ended estate existing federal greenspan home housing increase market median million months national october percent price prices quarter rates report reported reports reserve sales strong Today USA year years Thu, 01 Dec 2005 02:49:00 +0000 admin 30100 at http://mrc.org Richard Berke's Turkey of an Anecdote - July 6, 2004 - TimesWatch.org http://mrc.org/articles/richard-berkes-turkey-anecdote-july-6-2004-timeswatchorg <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Times Watch for July 6, 2004 </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/richard-berkes-turkey-anecdote-july-6-2004-timeswatchorg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch reserve Turkey Sun, 04 Dec 2011 00:45:17 +0000 admin 4971 at http://mrc.org