Employment

CNBC's Burnett Says Low January Jobs Number 'Misunderstood'

'Street Signs' anchor tells viewers the Labor Department's 'businesses dying estimate' always happens in January.

Lauer Fears 'Rich' Might Get Some Tax Relief

'Today' host grills Treasury Secretary to make sure likely tax rebates will benefit only the lower and middle classes - despite the fact that 'rich' fork over most of the nation's revenue.

Cramer Calls for Media Balance on Recession Fears

While reversing his position on the economy from 'sunny skies' to 'recession,' Cramer says media should 'point out the positives with the negatives.'

Talking Ourselves into Recession

Despite Federal Reserve's expectations of no recession in 2008, journalists can't get enough of the word.

CNN's 'Your $$$$$' Scours the Nation for Recession Hints

Co-hosts prod guests about the R-word, select states with bad news.

Media Worry About Another Black Monday

Journalists compare current economic times to worst stock market drop in U.S. history.

So Much for the ABC 'Recession' Talk

Job numbers outdo predictions and revisions change August numbers from negative to positive.

Media Negative throughout Nearly Four Years of Job Growth

By predicting job losses, focusing on layoffs and ignoring job revisions the media have cast a pall over the U.S. economy.

Econ 101: Betting on the Media or the Market?

Dow record shows investor confidence, but the media worry over every aspect of the economy.

NY Times Insists Economy Isn't as Good as It Appears

Reporters rely on discredited housing bubble storyline, comparison to tech bubble of 1990s.
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