Wages

Marking Big Labor's Latest Revival & the Focus on "Stagnant Wages" Canard

Greenhouse: "....worker discontent over stagnant wages, shuttered factories, shrinking pensions and the soaring trade deficit." But a fellow reporter noted that hourly wages rose 4 percent in ...

Unemployment Rate Falls, But Times Is Still Pushing Pessimism

Describing a September in which the unemployment rate fell: "For American workers, the job market is starting to look a lot less inviting."

Waging War: Media Ignore Compensation Increase

Media complain about 'stagnant' pay in an era of massive benefit growth.

CNN Calls 'The People' Winners in Calif. Minimum Wage Hike

But anchor Collins and reporter Lisovicz ignored economic evidence to the contrary.

Wages of Inconsistency at the Times

The Times gets back on track with its anti-Bush line: Wages for U.S. workers remain stagnant, and never remind what we reported yesterday.

That Lead Story on Declining Wages? Never Mind

Three days after coauthoring a lead story on the declining value of wages, David Leonhardt finds wages are actually growing this year.

CNN Ignores Labor Union Source of Wal-Mart Shoplifting Story

Reporter omitted the fact that activist group WakeUpWalMart.com was the source of a NY Times article publicizing the retailer's softened stance on shoplifting.

Washington Post Stokes Class Envy with Front-Page Story

But the article itself shows blue-collar workers like nurses, carpenters among those benefiting from strong economy.
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