Latest topics
» UF2 Members Chat Thread: Part 3
Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:02 am by DesperateInRI

» UFO 2.1 VIDEO JUKEBOX - Our Chords & Keys To Ascension
Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:19 pm by DesperateInRI

» I see this board has been quiet
Tue Jun 07, 2016 1:24 pm by Knight1009

» Hello Ya'll. *Theirmommie*
Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:42 am by my_lucid_bubble72

» 20 % of Americans Struggle To Buy Food
Thu Jul 16, 2015 1:00 pm by pbrad009

» The Make Some One Day Challenge
Wed May 27, 2015 12:32 pm by Prof_NSA

» Clues to why they not hiring you
Sun Apr 05, 2015 5:25 pm by Sandra5yearsunemployed

» New Year Nothing Change
Tue Jan 20, 2015 5:48 pm by Prof_NSA

» Passed?!?! H.R. 3979: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014
Fri Dec 19, 2014 4:24 pm by charliekerper

» Forbes: America's #1 Problem is Jobs, Not Debt
Sat Nov 15, 2014 10:50 pm by jmainframe

» Economy just getting worse
Mon Oct 06, 2014 12:16 pm by oncemore

» January Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Adds 157,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Up To 7.9 Percent
Fri Oct 03, 2014 11:23 am by DesperateInRI

» Hey Guys!!!!
Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:17 am by pbrad009

Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:56 pm by pbrad009

» things are going to get worst
Sun Sep 21, 2014 7:51 pm by 

Social Networks
July 2018

Calendar Calendar

Major Media Ignore Jobless Americans And Obsess Over U.S. Debt

Go down

Major Media Ignore Jobless Americans And Obsess Over U.S. Debt

Post by Guest on Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:23 pm

For instance, a ThinkProgress media analysis of the coverage of three major cable news networks — CNN, MSNBC, and Fox — over the last week finds that these outlets gave a much larger portion of their coverage to U.S. debt rather than the unemployed. ThinkProgress scanned media coverage at these outlets for the words “unemployed,” “unemployment,” and “debt.” The first two phrases put together still got 15 times less coverage than the debt.


Back to top Go down

Re: Major Media Ignore Jobless Americans And Obsess Over U.S. Debt

Post by Guest on Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:38 am

I have to say, I don't agree. I have it on all day and I switch back and forth, all day every day every analyst who was interviewing anyone said we can't get better without jobs. They openly disagreed with many guests that people don't care about the debt, they care about jobs. The problem was, they would not push them for answers, the Republicans would say, lower taxes will take care of jobs, Tea Partiers said less spending and lower taxes would take care of jobs and the Dems were all pushing for additional infrastructure for building and roads and rails. Not one would really change the tone of the conversation. It was okay here is the problem, Jobs, but no one asked about how we should solve it.

We need a media push again to get their attention focused on the Jobs.
There are no pressing issues now, no default we hope. Time for this to be the main focus.


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum