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Duct Tape Dynasty

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Plenty of Praise for July Jobs Report from Networks

Released on Friday morning, the latest jobs report from the Labor Department touted a net growth of 209,000 jobs in July. On Friday evening, the report was promoted on all three of the major ...
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ABC, NBC Ignore GDP Plummet, Again

CBS the only network to report dismal GDP announcements from April and May. 
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Obama Economy Contracts, CBS Sees ‘Strong Rebound’ While ABC Frets ‘Chianti Caper’

America suffered an economic setback in the first quarter of the year as the GDP for Obama’s economy was revised downward Thursday morning to a negative one percent, yet neither ABC’s World ...
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(Another) Summer of Recovery

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PBS’s Ifill Fails to Ask Geithner About Admission That WH Asked Him to Lie on TV

On Thursday evening, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner appeared on the PBS NewsHour to discuss his new memoir. Not only did the taxpayer-subsidized anchor Gwen Ifill gently press ...
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Networks Hype Good Jobs News 15 Times More Than Bad Economic News

After more than a week, ABC, CBS and NBC still spent 28 seconds on GDP drop from 2.6% to .1%
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ABC, NBC Ignore Shocking Economic Slowdown

Latest GDP announcement unmentioned by two networks while CBS downplays weak growth.
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CBO Estimates Minimum Wage Hike Would Cost Private Sector $15 Billion; Networks Silent

The network evening news casts have yet to report an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office that President Obama's proposal to hike the minimum wage would cost the private sector $15 ...
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CBS Hypes That Millions 'Stand to Benefit' from Obama's Attempt to Bypass Congress on Overtime Wages

CBS was the only network on Wednesday evening to report President Obama's plan to bypass Congress and force businesses to pay management employees extra for overtime work. NBC and ABC both ...
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