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Networks: iPhone 5 Will Boost GDP; Don’t Note When They Are Wrong

New Apple product didn’t help economy .5 percent as predicted.

New York Times Downplays Bad Economic News, Knocks 'Austerity Efforts'

The economy shrank in the fourth quarter of 2012, and the woes made the New York Times front page, but was not prominently featured (the Washington Post led with the bad news). Though one might ...
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Economic Growth Turns Negative, CBS Only Network to Admit Rate

NBC ignores GDP, while ABC dances around the ‘speed bump’ with positive report; print downplays drop.
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ABC Touts Housing ‘Comeback’ on Day of Confidence Drop

Tax hike makes consumer confidence plummet, evening news shows silent.

The Uncertainty Problem and the Great Recession

Government intervention has businesses on hold and keeps job growth sluggish.
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Upside Down Economics

Despite much better economy, networks blamed President Bush more than President Obama for financial troubles.  
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Networks Practically Silent on GDP Despite Its Decline

ABC, CBS and NBC news programs have barely mentioned how slowly the economy is growing, but used to report the important figure.

CNBC's Santelli Right, 'Experts' Wrong; Unemployment Spikes to 9.1%

Disappointing May jobs report shows only 54,000 jobs added, despite media claims that prosperity just around the corner.

Media Seek Silver Linings in Economic Storm Clouds

Despite worrisome reports on jobs, GDP, housing and other sectors, reporters continue to spin bad news for Obama.

Cramer: 'Mass Panic' in Markets Tomorrow After 'Shocker' GDP Released

'Mad Money' host predicts a paltry 0.5 percent growth or less in upcoming report from Commerce Department.
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