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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.

A Worried George Stephanopoulos Pushes for Republican Compromise, Hits GOP Rep's 'Double Standard'

A worried George Stephanopoulos on Thursday again pushed for Republicans to accept some sort of Democratic compromise on extending unemployment benefits and the Bush tax cuts. The Good Morning ...

ABC Disguises Democratic Activist as Victim of Mean-Spirited GOP

ABC's Claire Shipman on Thursday tried to disguise a Democratic activist as just a jobless American who would be hurt by Republican failure to extend unemployment benefits. Shipman sympathetically ...
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