Economy

CNN's Willis Teams Up with Jon Stewart to Bemoan Recession

Comedy Central host suggest economic turnaround will take two decades; CNN financial analyst says recession is a sure bet.

'Evening News' Report Warns of More (and Your) Unemployment

Despite gloomy prognosis of the economy, unemployment is not at recessionary levels.

ElectionWatch: ABC's Donaldson: Economy 'Going in the Dumper'; Likens Obama to a 'Kewpie Doll'

Former reporter and 'World News Sunday' anchor advises Democratic candidates what issues to focus on and explains why he yelled down Reagan.

'World News' Spreads 'Main Street' Fear with Worst-Case Investing Scenario

Report emphasizes potential losses from investing at the market peak last October.

Media Stimulate Recession and Tax Rebate Frenzy by Twisting Fed Chairman's Words

Networks report Bernanke 'confirmed recession fears' even though he specifically said he is 'not forecasting recession.'

CNBC's Jim Cramer Still Down on Fed After Three-Quarter-Point Rate Cut

'Mad Money' host challenges WSJ reporter Greg Ip for putting out contradictory stories on Fed leading up to the 'emergency' rate cut.

Zuckerman Compares Current 'Financial Crunch' to Great Depression

U.S. News & World Report editor-in-chief tells 'McLaughlin Group' viewers credit freeze is a problem 'nobody knows how to deal with.'

Post Finance Columnist Fawns over Hillary Clinton

Michelle Singletary describes Clinton's proposal for taxpayer-funded help to debt-ridden Americans in glowing terms.

Will Hyped 'Economic Stimulus' Package Be Tax Relief or Wealth Redistribution?

Media so far downplay critics of rumored plan, fail to ask tough questions about tax relief.

TV Critic Alessandra Plays Economic Cassandra

Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley makes another ill-advised foray into sociology: "The gloom [of the show] is understandable, of course. The economy and the political landscape today are weighed ...
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