Economy

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 ...

'Street Sweetie' Burnett: Jim Cramer 'Certifiably' Crazy

NBC News' favorite economic pundit takes 'crazy pills' according to talk show host Conan O'Brien.

Lauer Fears 'Rich' Might Get Some Tax Relief

'Today' host grills Treasury Secretary to make sure likely tax rebates will benefit only the lower and middle classes - despite the fact that 'rich' fork over most of the nation's revenue.

'Nightly News' Reports on Foreign Investment with Isolationist Tone

Segment neglects to explain foreign countries invest in the U.S. economy because it offers a good investing opportunity.

ABC Offers Tips to Secure the Job You'll Probably Lose Anyway

Morning scare-fest warns many jobs are in danger, suggests securing your position by boasting, kissing up.

Cramer Calls for Media Balance on Recession Fears

While reversing his position on the economy from 'sunny skies' to 'recession,' Cramer says media should 'point out the positives with the negatives.'

'Evening News' Pulls Out 'Great Depression' Comparison

CBS correspondent Mason compares banking woes to infamous history and offers no view from those who think a recession might be averted.

Media Nearly Unanimous: 'Recession' Inevitable

Networks overwhelmingly predict recession in 2008 but ignore surveys of economists showing majority do not expect recession.

Newsweek: 'The Economy Sucks'

Author reminisces about voters' perception of the economy that won Clinton the presidency in 1992.

CNBC Blasts Greenspan for 'Greed' of Post-Fed Career

Report says former Fed chairman 'is acting incorrectly' for taking role at hedge fund.
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