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'American Morning' Gives the Super Bowl 'a Pass' for Consumers 'Feeling the Pinch'

CNN features a woman who lost her job, but tells reporter she would buy a high-ticket item 'at a good sale price.'

Post Finance Columnist Fawns over Hillary Clinton

Michelle Singletary describes Clinton's proposal for taxpayer-funded help to debt-ridden Americans in glowing terms.

NBC Blames Mortgages and Unemployment, but Not Borrowers for Debt

'Nightly News' cites subprime mess and other factors, but leaves out personal responsibility for credit card delinquencies.

The Medias Top 10 Economic Myths of 2007

Compiled by the Business and Media Institute

CNN's 'Recession Watch' Continues, with New Definition of Recession

Morning show focuses on negative Christmas shopping predictions as indicator of economic health, despite strong job growth.

Networks Still Don't Get Foreclosure Stats Correct

CBS, ABC and NBC predictably report foreclosures, but give differing statistics on evening news broadcasts.

Media Claim Business Owes Debt to Society

Lenders and related companies are blamed for borrowers' debt troubles six times as often as borrowers, according to a new study of network media coverage.

DEBT: Executive Summary

Who$ responsible? Networks blame business, not borrowers, for Americas spendthrift ways

Econ 101: What Does a Falling Dollar Mean?

What changes our exchange rate, and should we worry about it? BMI adviser Gary Wolfram explains.

Stock Markets and Credit 'Crunch': Free-Market Experts Speak Out

Free-market economists and financial advisors talked to BMI about markets, mortgages and the Federal Reserve.
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