Friday, September 02, 2011

Media Matters Daily Summary 09-02-11

Fox Still Wrong About NLRB's Complaint Against Boeing
Fox News' Juliet Huddy falsely claimed that the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) complaint against Boeing is the result of planned Boeing jobs in South Carolina being "nonunion" and that the NLRB's action is "unprecedented." Huddy is the latest Fox figure to mangle the facts about the NLRB's complaint against Boeing. Read More

Can't Wait: Conservative Media Attack Obama's Jobs Plan Before It's Even Released
Conservative media have attacked President Obama's jobs plan as a "catastrophe," a "political stunt," and a "giveaway" to groups that Obama "favor[s]" before the plan has even been released. Read More

Fox News Still Pushing Myth That Stimulus Failed
Fox News' Stuart Varney is citing revisions to economic projections for 2012 to revive the myth that the 2009 stimulus failed. In fact, independent economists agree that the stimulus significantly raised employment and increased GDP, and experts say it is the winding down of stimulus spending that is causing a "fiscal drag" on the economy. Read More

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