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CBS Wants Walmart to Compromise with D.C. By Paying Higher Wages

O’Donnell: ‘Very smart’ to call for retail chain to give in.
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PolitiFact Whiffs Again, Rates Accurate Romney Claim 'Half True'

Fact-checking website PolitiFact has rated two accurate claims by the Mitt Romney campaign as "Mostly False" and "Half True" for contextual reasons. However, when President Obama made a ...

ABC Blames 'Decline of Organized Labor' for Income Stagnation

Reporter Ray Sanchez gives ample story space to SEIU union rep and member, avoids criticism of unions.

Are Autoworkers Really Making $73 an Hour? No, Says UAW & NYT...

...but Yes, says the Heritage Foundation and the automakers themselves.

NY Times Dismisses Growth in Dire '08 Outlook; Says Bush in 'Denial' about Economy

Other major newspapers are neutral or cautiously optimistic about economic predictions for 2008.

Missing the Economic Glory Year of...1979?

Middle-class wages are going extinct, and the paper's gloomy economics reporter Louis Uchitelle is on the case.

Wal-Mart Employees: Fat, Poor, Unhealthy Robots

Michael Barbaro: "Its workers earn, on average, less than $20,000 a year, which means that fitness and ecology are, by necessity, relatively low priorities....And a disproportionate number of its ...

CNN's Velshi Argues Boosting Minimum Wage Could Boost the Economy

Business reporter says higher-paid workers will spend more, but fails to take into account lost jobs, lost hours, lost profitability from businesses.

The Front Page Is Safe Again for Good Economic News

"...the buying power of American workers is now rising at the fastest rate since the economic boom of the late 1990s."

The Medias Top 10 Economic Myths of 2006

Compiled by the Business & Media Institute
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