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Unemployment Below 9 Percent 'Bolsters Recovery Hopes' in 2011, But Little 'Consolation' in 1983

New York Times very downbeat in Reagan's day, despite much bigger monthly drop in jobless rate than February 2011.

Stimulus a Failure By Only Measure That Matters: Jobs

Broadcast networks mention Obamas incompetence just nine times in two years.

Stimulus Two Years Later, Networks Ignore Obama's Failed Job Promise

Eight percent unemployment prediction rarely made broadcast evening news.

Santelli Slams CNBC Panelists for Spinning Jobs Report

CNBC's floor reporter criticizes 'kool-aid drinkers' for trying to find good news in the 'disappointing.'

Washington Post's Pearlstein Charges Republican Policies 'Kill People Rather than Jobs'

Talk about incendiary and toxic talk. In Friday's Washington Post, business section columnist Steven Pearlstein proclaimed that "what's particularly noteworthy about" congressional Republican ...

CNBC Panel Warns Drop to 9.4 Percent Unemployment is 'Anomaly'

'Squawk Box' guests reacted to December 2010 jobs report with caution, predicted future rise in unemployment rate.

New Year, Same Old Krugman

It may be 2011, but liberal New York Times columnist still calling for New Deal-era policies he's promoted for years.

The Top 10 Economic Myths of 2010

Journalists' tall tales included praising GM for 'keeping faith' with taxpayers, comparing soda to cocaine, and attacking the Chamber of Commerce over baseless 'foreign money' claims.

'Lost Revenue' for Government in Tax Rate Deal Distresses NBC's Williams and Todd

Monday night Brian Williams fretted the deal contradicts how "the fight has been over anything in government that isn't paid for," yet, as Chuck Todd despaired in filling in Williams' regret, ...

Not So Merry Jobs Report: Unemployment Up to 9.8 Percent

Despite forecasts of 75,000 to 200,000 jobs, 'tepid' 39,000 new jobs disappoints news media.
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