private sector http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19970/all en During Democratic Convention, Two of Three Networks Ignore Dire Jobs Picture http://www.mrc.org/articles/during-democratic-convention-two-three-networks-ignore-dire-jobs-picture <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> For three nights, ABC and NBC fail to mention the national unemployment rate or the ‘nearly 13 million’ people looking for work. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The national unemployment rate is currently higher than when President Barack Obama took office, but he and many others have been making the case at this week’s Democratic convention that he should get four more years as president.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/during-democratic-convention-two-three-networks-ignore-dire-jobs-picture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government Media Politics 4.5 million 8 percent or higher abc cbs Employment job creation jobless jobs Julian Castro Marketwatch NBC nearly 13 million private sector unemployment unemployment rate Thu, 06 Sep 2012 19:14:43 +0000 julia.seymour 41155 at http://www.mrc.org Doing Fine http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/doing-fine <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2615" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/BMI-Priv.Sector.jpg?1339778060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">June 13, 2012 - 12:33pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Business Economy Government doing fine economy Gaffe obama private sector Fri, 15 Jun 2012 16:34:21 +0000 julia.seymour 40412 at http://www.mrc.org How Dare They: GOP 'Hijacked the News Cycle' to Exploit Obama's 'Six Words' on Private Sector 'Doing Fine,' Says NYT's Calmes http://www.mrc.org/articles/how-dare-they-gop-hijacked-news-cycle-exploit-obamas-six-words-private-sector-doing-fine-sa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Late in the 2008 campaign, Republican presidential candidate John McCain <a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/front-page-story-takes-mccains-strong-economy-remark-out-context ">was whacked</a> in a front-page story in the Times for saying the "fundamentals of our economy are strong." But after President Obama said on Friday that "the private sector is doing fine" (he walked the statement back hours later) Times reporter Jackie Calmes conjured up some spin on Obama's behalf.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Jackie_Calmes_6.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" he</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/how-dare-they-gop-hijacked-news-cycle-exploit-obamas-six-words-private-sector-doing-fine-sa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Double Standards economy Gaffes Jackie Calmes John McCain private sector Mon, 11 Jun 2012 18:13:39 +0000 clay.waters 40362 at http://www.mrc.org Credit http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/credit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2832" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/BMI-B-Credit.jpg?1331905876" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">March 15, 2012 - 9:47am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Economy Politics business claiming credit economy obama private sector Fri, 16 Mar 2012 13:51:18 +0000 julia.seymour 39442 at http://www.mrc.org