Economy

Networks Overlook Dow Jones at Record High, Strong Retail Sales

One analyst said of robust sales figures that 'everything came together' in September.

Waging War: Media Ignore Compensation Increase

Media complain about 'stagnant' pay in an era of massive benefit growth.

On Day of Dow Record, CBS Warns of Economic Problems

Networks omit suggestion that tax cuts have helped the economy, market.

NBC Puts Downspin on Climbing Stock Market

'Nightly News' touts housing and auto problems instead of near-record average.

CNN Claims Small Price Drop Indicates Widespread Housing Problems

'American Morning' overemphasizes slight decline with tales of a bubble that has 'burst.'

NBC, CBS Downplay Good News about Economy

Consumer confidence, market performance news undercut by hurricane fears, corporate scandal sentences.

CBS Greeted Housing Value News with Slanted Story on Housing Bubble

Rival NBC's Anne Thompson, however, emphasized buyers' market, strong resale value on most homes.

Unions: Good Ol' Days or Part of Ford's Demise?

Network reporters yearn for the days of steady jobs, overlooking hefty pay and benefits demanded by unionized workers.

Head to Head: Post, Times Produce Opposite Headlines from Same Retail Report

Post downbeat about Christmas shopping while NY Times has positive outlook.

Networks Steer Ford Stories to 'Hard Times,' Ignoring Other Firms on Track

Broadcasters portray an industry running out of gas, but other automakers are doing well in United States.
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