Thursday, November 10, 2011

Media Matters Daily Summary 11-10-11

Fox Still Doesn't Know Public Sector Jobs Hit Harder In Recession
Fox again attacked Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) for noting that "it's very clear that private-sector jobs have been doing just fine. It's the public-sector jobs where we've lost huge numbers." But Reid is right: Since the Recovery Act took effect, the private sector has gained more than 1.5 million jobs, while the public sector has lost more than 500,000. Read More

Flailing: Right-Wing Media All Over The Place In Assigning Blame For Cain Story
Since sexual harassment allegations against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain have emerged, right-wing media figures have blamed a wide range of people and entities for the story's emergence, from the "Democratic machine" to the "liberal media" and even "the left-wing nutjobs at Media Matters." Read More

Fox's Payne Is Wrong: Tax Holiday For Foreign Profits Will Cost Jobs
Fox Business contributor Charles Payne argued that if Congress were to give corporations a tax break to bring back profits earned overseas, it would result in job creation, "and cost nobody watching this show a nickel." In fact, when that policy was enacted in 2004, it resulted in job cuts and "a windfall for shareholders." Read More

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