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The Top 10 Economic Myths of 2011
12/7/2011 10:26 AM ET
This year the media's myth were wide-ranging: from conspiracy theories about economic sabotage, to overpopulation panic and Occupy Wall Street's mantra 'We are the 99 percent.'
Liberal Journalists, Lefty Economists Created Occupy Wall Street Mantra
12/1/2011 5:12 PM ET
99 vs. 1 percent theme stems from class warfare messaging of lefties, repeated by media outlets including New York Times, PBS and Vanity Fair.
Occupiers Protest Free Art Museum to Bash Wal-Mart
11/21/2011 11:04 PM ET
Alice Walton, Wal-Mart heiress, criticized by Occupy Wall Street for giving $1.4 billion to found Arkansas art museum.
Media Pump Up Obama Despite High Gas Prices, Hype Dropping Prices
11/17/2011 5:58 PM ET
Meanwhile, per gallon prices still 60 cents higher than last year, $1.56 higher than when Obama took office.
'Mini Ponzi Scheme' Takes Down N.J. Democrat Corzine; Networks Forget They Used Him as 'Top' Economic Voice
11/10/2011 3:27 PM ET
Former governor resigns in disgrace as MF Global CEO, but broadcast news ignore Obama ties.
In Pipeline Battle, Left Hypes Climate Threat Ignores Need for Jobs, Oil
11/3/2011 8:54 PM ET
Lefty media outlets attack Keystone XL project with climate alarmism, 'absurd' economic claims.
Networks Push for Infrastructure Spending, Ignore Cost and Danger of Federal Failures
10/28/2011 5:37 PM ET
ABC, CBS and NBC silent about mistakes that took lives during Hurricane Katrina, wasted countless tax dollars for years.
Networks Won't Admit Occupiers Want 'Socialist' Revolution
10/20/2011 4:23 PM ET
Marxism abounds at Wall Street protests, but ABC, CBS and NBC barely mention call for anti-capitalist revolt.
Media Embrace 'Noble' Extremists Occupying Wall Street, Ignore Radicalism 88% of the Time
10/10/2011 5:31 PM ET
Communists, anarchists and revolutionaries fight to destroy capitalism, while journalists praise the 'Zen-like' encampment.
Jobs Grow by 103,000, But Obama Still 6.2 Million Jobs from Promise
10/7/2011 4:45 PM ET
September shows job gains, unchanged 9.1% unemployment rate
Awful Unemployment Rate Left Out of More Than 3/4 of Job Stories
9/29/2011 1:11 PM ET
Network evening shows talk about employment woes, but rarely mention 9.1 percent figure.
Networks Call Solyndra 'Headache' for Obama, But No Problem for Green Jobs Policies
9/21/2011 1:59 PM ET
ABC, CBS and NBC all report on scandal surrounding failed solar company, but refuse to criticize the loan program it utilized.
Here We Go Again: Networks Back Obama 'Replay' on Infrastructure Spending, Stimulus
9/7/2011 9:45 PM ET
President and media stuck on repeat, but ABC, CBS, NBC won't admit it; argue for more money to fix roads, bridges.
Historic! No New Jobs Added in August; First Time since 1945
9/2/2011 2:24 PM ET
CNBC's Rick Santelli guesses right net payroll figure, but unemployment rate remains steady at 9.1 percent.
Media Say Little about Policy Failures of Obama's New Top Economist
9/1/2011 7:36 PM ET
If confirmed, Princeton lefty will replace Austan Goolsbee as head of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Networks Barely Criticize Obama's Disastrous 'Green Jobs' Policies
8/22/2011 2:25 PM ET
Criticism excluded from 92 percent of network news reports, despite bankruptcies of federally subsidized companies.
Networks Take Cue from Obama, Wait Nearly 6 Years to Attack S&P
8/11/2011 4:03 PM ET
Most ABC, CBS and NBC criticism comes after White House fears 2011 default, despite S&P failure during 2005 housing crisis.
Under Deal, Debt to Rise $12 Trillion and 95% of Network Stories Leave That Out
8/8/2011 1:57 PM ET
ABC, CBS and NBC reports complain about the severity of spending cuts, instead of explaining that government debt will continue to grow.
GOP's 'Cut, Cap and Balance' Mostly Just Cut By Media
7/28/2011 5:58 PM ET
Republican budget plan only mentioned by name in 10 percent of stories.
IBD Notes that in D.C. Cutting Spending, Isn't what It Appears
7/25/2011 2:06 PM ET
Front page article examines "Shared Sacrifice,'D.C.-Style'"
CBS, NBC Ignore Results of Michael Brown’s Autopsy
Little Girls Drop F-Bombs to ‘Empower’ Feminism
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