Economy

Couric Calls CBS Business Reporter Mason the 'Grim Reaper'

'Evening News' business correspondent so rarely finds anything good to say about the U.S. economy that even anchor notices.

'American Morning' Gives the Super Bowl 'a Pass' for Consumers 'Feeling the Pinch'

CNN features a woman who lost her job, but tells reporter she would buy a high-ticket item 'at a good sale price.'

ElectionWatch: Hey Big Spender! Media Fail to Report Cost of Campaign Promises

Network coverage of presidential campaigns ignores the high price tag of many candidates' proposals for taxpayers.

ABC Interprets Lower McDonald's Sales as Recession Indicator

Golodryga: 'If Americans are saying goodbye to fast food, could we be saying hello to a recession?'

The Underreported View - 'The Economy Is Fine'

Newsweek cover story 'The U.S. Economy Faces the Guillotine' gives a bleak one-sided view ... but what media outlet doesn't?

A Startling Admission: Bush Not Getting Enough Credit for Strong Economy

A shocker: "Mr. Bush has spent years presiding over an economic climate of growth that would be the envy of most presidents. Yet much to the consternation of his political advisers, he has had ...

'Nightly News': 36 Miles a Gallon Not Quite Good Enough

Gas mileage of the Smart Car doesn't impress anchor Lester Holt, says 'it should be getting 50 to 60 miles a gallon.'

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.
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