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ABC, CBS and NBC Verdict: Obama's 'Stimulus' a Success, CBS Frets Public Refuses to See It

On the one-year anniversary of the "stimulus" spending bill, ABC, CBS and NBC eagerly corroborated White House claims about how it "saved or created" many jobs, though they all offered a range of ...

CNN Finds 'Good News' in Jobs Report, But CNBC's Burnett Argues 'The Numbers are Bad'

Allan Chernoff downplays revision of 1.2 million more jobs lost since recession for CNN.

Scarborough Shows Low Taxes = Low Unemployment in New Hampshire

MSNBC 'Morning Joe' host draws a parallel between tax rates and unemployment by comparing state to Rhode Island.

Networks Fail to Criticize Obama Despite Most Jobs Lost in a Year Since 1940

Reporters omit failure of stimulus, problems counting jobs created or saved from many jobs stories.

Media Go Easy on Obama As He Reinvents, Extends TARP to Weeks before Midterm Elections

Network news shows barely report criticism of 'slush fund' tactics, although they criticized Paulson for 'bait-and-switch' in 2008.

The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2009

From jobs 'saved or created,' to stimulus saving the economy, to 'deficit neutral' health care reform; here are ten biggest stories the media got wrong this year.

The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2009

From jobs 'saved or created,' to stimulus saving the economy, to 'deficit neutral' health care reform; here are ten biggest stories the media got wrong this year.

Even MSNBC's Chris Matthews Realizes Media Refs 'Calling All the Plays' for Obama

Responding to President Obama criticizing media coverage of the White House jobs summit, on Friday's Hardball on MSNBC, host Chris Matthews wondered why the President wasn't more appreciative of ...

CBS's Schieffer: Obama Facing Most Challenges Since WWII

On Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith asked Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer about all the problems facing President Obama: "it was Afghanistan, now it's jobs...healthcare....Do you ...

Couric Heralds Obama's 'Historic Week in an Already Historic Year'

Serving as a stenographer to Obama operatives trying to magnify the import of the President's schedule, Katie Couric trumpeted: "White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel says this will be an ...
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