job losses http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/23790/all en Networks Hype High Estimate of Shutdown Cost, Job Loss http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-hype-high-estimate-shutdown-cost-job-loss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OMB finds damage to economy just one-fourth the reported size but gets little coverage. </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/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The news media worried a lot about how awful the government shutdown would be and estimated it would take a huge toll on the economy as well. Now it looks like they were wrong about the size of the damage.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-hype-high-estimate-shutdown-cost-job-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Government Media $24 billion abc BLS cbs Employment government shutdown job losses NBC october jobs data OMB Predictions S&P shutdown cost Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:19:36 +0000 julia.seymour 44923 at http://www.mrc.org