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During Democratic Convention, Two of Three Networks Ignore Dire Jobs Picture
9/6/2012 2:10 PM ET
For three nights, ABC and NBC fail to mention the national unemployment rate or the ‘nearly 13 million’ people looking for work.
Emails Show Coziness Between Reporter and Climate Scientist
8/28/2012 2:51 PM ET
FOIA reveals St. Louis Post-Dispatch environmental writer ‘sympathetic’ to alarmism, doesn’t want to let skeptics ‘stand unchallenged.’
Media Leave Liberal Soros’s Politics Aside in News of Manchester United Buy
8/21/2012 2:45 PM ET
Left-wing billionaire George Soros acquires minority share of popular English soccer team, but his politics goes unmentioned.
USA Today Finds OWS Theme in Movies, Ignores Villainy
8/17/2012 10:13 AM ET
Drawing examples from Batman, Cosmopolis and Arbitrage, newspaper sees Occupiers in Hollywood plots, but finds little to criticize about OWS.
Networks Practically Silent on GDP Despite Its Decline
7/30/2012 4:04 PM ET
ABC, CBS and NBC news programs have barely mentioned how slowly the economy is growing, but used to report the important figure.
Media Help Obama Make Business Success Bane of Romney’s Campaign
7/20/2012 3:40 PM ET
From cable to comedians, lefties charge candidate with dishonesty, contradiction; attack company for ‘vulture capitalism’ and more.
Networks Lead With Calling Obama’s Tax Hike a ‘Tax Cut’
7/12/2012 2:35 PM ET
President’s plan would raise taxes on wealthy in 2013, and everyone after one year, but ABC, CBS and NBC favor tax-cut talk.
Former OMB Director: ‘There’s No Recovery’
7/6/2012 10:25 AM ET
As jobs report shows only 80,000 jobs added, James Nussle contradicts Obama message.
Media, Left Try to Put Their Hands on Your Shopping Cart
6/20/2012 9:25 AM ET
News outlets hype fears of chemical often found in food items, while lefty eco-, PR groups call for ban.
Networks Barely Discuss ‘Hidden’ Jobless, That Even WaPo, CNN Notice
6/14/2012 9:17 AM ET
ABC, CBS and NBC ignore lower labor force in 82 percent of stories.
CNN’s Alina Cho Finds ‘Good Argument’ for Bloomberg’s Sugary Drink Ban
5/31/2012 12:30 PM ET
Cho shows sickening video of man ‘drinking a tall glass of fat,’ but mentions zero opposition to NYC mayor’s food police proposal.
Credit Card Rules Limiting Access for Stay-at-home Moms
5/22/2012 11:26 AM ET
CNN Money reports on an unintended consequence of Obama regulation the media didn’t see coming and left touted as ‘lifeboat’ for consumers.
NY Times Goes to Extremes to Convince Readers of Student Loan Crisis
5/15/2012 3:25 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 8:58 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 10:40 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 4:07 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 10:29 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 10:32 AM ET
Anchors and guests cover for Obama’s dismal data.
March Hiring Far Below Expectations, Adds Only 120,000 Jobs
4/6/2012 10:17 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 11:57 AM ET
High cost of gasoline was causing plenty of pain just a few years ago, today not as much.
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