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NY Times Goes to Extremes to Convince Readers of Student Loan Crisis
5/15/2012 4:25 PM ET
Front page story cites student $120,000 in debt; later admits only 3 percent of borrowers have $100K+ burden.
Unemployment Rate Drops Because 522,000 Give Up Jobs Search
5/4/2012 9:58 AM ET
April adds only 115,000 jobs, while millions make up ranks of ‘invisible unemployed.’
Media Label Spending Cuts ‘Draconian’ and ‘Folly,’ As Debt Grows by Over $4 Trillion
4/27/2012 11:40 AM ET
In three years since the Senate last passed a budget, attempts to curtail spending have been criticized by media.
Senate Rejects ‘Buffett Rule,’ Despite Networks’ Promotion of ‘Tax Reform’
4/18/2012 5:07 PM ET
Nearly 70 percent of stories on millionaires tax include ‘fair’ talk; only 8 percent mention ‘politics of envy.’
Small Businesses Worried about Debt, Obamacare, Says Chamber Study
4/17/2012 11:29 AM ET
Policies promoted by news media are major cause for concern among small business owners.
Spin Cycle: MSNBC Excuses Bad March Jobs Report
4/11/2012 11:32 AM ET
Anchors and guests cover for Obama’s dismal data.
March Hiring Far Below Expectations, Adds Only 120,000 Jobs
4/6/2012 11:17 AM ET
Every one of CNBC predictions far higher than disappointing result.
$4 Gas? Networks Fueled Outrage in ‘08 With Nearly 3 Times As Many Reports
4/2/2012 12:57 PM ET
High cost of gasoline was causing plenty of pain just a few years ago, today not as much.
Behind the Scenes: The Lefty PR Group That Stokes Consumer Fear of BPA
3/27/2012 12:36 PM ET
Fenton Communications, the same group that got Alar banned after ‘scare,’ is using media to fight.
Lefty Group Uses Pink to Camouflage Green Activism, Attack Business
3/8/2012 12:28 PM ET
Media ignore that BCF is really eco-group in disguise that supports Markey legislation to ban chemicals like BPA.
Networks Hype Rising Gas Prices 4 Times More for Bush, Than Obama
2/22/2012 11:02 AM ET
Gas prices mentioned in 97 stories in one month of 2008 coverage, compared to just 21 in month of 2012 coverage.
Historic Energy Decision Initially Skipped by CBS, Bashed by ABC
2/14/2012 5:30 PM ET
Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves plans for two new nuclear reactors, but ‘World News’ can only find opposition.
Ignoring Science, 97% of Stories Hype BPA as Health Threat
2/8/2012 12:33 PM ET
Susan G. Komen Foundation beaten up by anti-chemical left when it found ‘scant’ evidence of BPA danger.
Obama to Call for Increased Domestic Oil and Gas, says Journal
1/24/2012 9:11 PM ET
Media join president in taking an anti-energy industry stance.
Two Broadcast Networks Ignore Soft Recall of Chevy Volts
1/9/2012 8:00 PM ET
Only CBS reports GM's sneaky campaign to fix media hyped electric car.
Occupying the Classroom: NYU to Offer Class in Occupy Wall Street
12/9/2011 5:34 PM ET
Media's favorite protest to become a college course, despite irony of OWS classroom walk outs and protests of student loans.
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.
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