Economy

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.

CNN Reporters Won't Take Professor's Word on Middle Class

The economy is strong, but 'In the Money' panel looks for every negative possibility, pushes liberal talking points.

The Times Buries Good Economic News, Emphasizes Hypothetical Bad News

Economics reporter Vikas Bajaj puts forth his usual sunny outlook: "The road ahead promises to be a long, hard slog as corporate profits are starting to slow." Meanwhile, the higher-than-expected ...

CNN's Velshi Argues Boosting Minimum Wage Could Boost the Economy

Business reporter says higher-paid workers will spend more, but fails to take into account lost jobs, lost hours, lost profitability from businesses.
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