Economy

NYT Finally Asks: Why Isn't the GOP Benefiting from the Strong Economy?

Eduardo Porter asks the question but misses one of the obvious answers: Media bias, including the slant of his own paper.

CBS's Couric All But Ignored Dow's Record 12,011 Close

'Evening News' anchor continues pattern of economic reporting BMI found in latest study

CNN's Lou Dobbs Beats Election War Drums for Bigger Government

Anchor insists he has a problem with both parties, but his new book and town hall special confirm he favors bigger government to rescue workers "struggling to hold on to the American Dream."

NY Times Reporter Debunks Threat of Chinese Cars Sales

Writer Keith Bradsher explains away flood of autos that CNN's Dobbs had predicted.

CNN Uses Poll Data to Push Show That Slams Economy

Reporters O'Brien, Schneider admit economy's doing well, but tout bad poll numbers to promote Dobbs program.

A Massive Reporting Deficit

Networks harp on federal deficit as a negative while downplaying how it was halved three years ahead of Bush's prediction.

NBC Pumps Up Fears of another Dot-Com Bubble

Network turns from housing fears to suggest YouTube purchase is a new dot-com crash waiting to happen.

Networks Overlook 810,000 New Jobs

Weekend news reports leave out huge revision to employment numbers.

Unemployment Rate Falls, But Times Is Still Pushing Pessimism

Describing a September in which the unemployment rate fell: "For American workers, the job market is starting to look a lot less inviting."

Wash. Post Notes Popularity of Gas Price Conspiracy Theories Among General Public

But reporter Steve Mufson left out that some journalists, like CNN's Jack Cafferty, have given credence to the idea.
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