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Economics Reporting

By on 6.2.06 | 1:45PM

Is becoming a bit of a spectator sport. Every time new economic data is released, showing the economy to be booming, how will the media skew it into disappointment?

ABC News submits its entry for today's latest unemployment and job growth figures: "Job Growth Stalls but Unemployment Dips." By which they mean the economy added 75,000 jobs in May, and unemployment dipped to a fantastically low 4.6 percent. How miserable!

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