Economy

ABC 'World News' Uses Questionable Data in Home Foreclosure Story

Report states foreclosures up 90 percent, although source admits its own foreclosure data is susceptible to error.

Our Lead Story on Falling State Tax Revenues? Never Mind

The Times, April 8: "State tax revenues around the country are growing far more slowly this year and in some cases falling below projections..." The Times, June 11: "State lawmakers across the ...

Networks Chip Away at Dow Milestones

Economic pessimism abounds in network news reports even as the Dow continues to break records.

CNN Host Calls for Mortgage Regulation

Willis of 'Open House' declares open season on lack of legislation.

Subprime Reporting

Networks blame lenders, not borrowers for foreclosure 'epidemic.'

Democrats Refuse to Talk about Tax Hikes on CNBC

'On the Money' couldn't find a Democratic representative to explain why the party wants to raise taxes but did explain why it's a bad idea for the economy.

CNN Job Reports Don't Even Agree

Velshi says people 'people feel better about the economy'... unless they read CNN.com.

'What Goes Up Must Come Down' on CNN's 'In the Money'

Housing numbers boost economy fear factor after up-and-down week on Wall Street.

Networks Hype New-Homes Decline as Sign of Woe

CBS, NBC use new home sales data to make the economy look terrible, while ignoring rise in the majority of the housing market.

NY Times Insists Economy Isn't as Good as It Appears

Reporters rely on discredited housing bubble storyline, comparison to tech bubble of 1990s.
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