March 4th, 2012
02:20 PM ET

Fox Dumps on Obama Economy

Dana Milbank, Julie Mason, David Frum and Howard Kurtz discuss how Fox News covers the economy and the Obama administration.

Filed under: Barack Obama • Fox News • Media Criticism
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  8. L Hanekamp

    1) A new study by the conservative Business and Media Institute purports ABC, NBC, and CBS covered rising gas prices FOUR times more under Presdient Bush than they have done under President Obama.
    2) A liberal Washington Post commentator responded by doing a Nexis transcript search that resulted in showing that Fox News covers rising gas prices TWO times more under Presidnt Obama than under President Bush.

    It is clear that there is bias on both sides, but where does the greater bias lie?
    Hint: FOUR is greater than TWO.

    And what does CNN do? Bring on a "balance" of guests from liberal to conservative that all have a record of bashing Fox News.

    March 4, 2012 at 10:41 pm | Reply
    • Jane

      David Frum is hardly a conservative, but is a known Rush hater. who does the guest selection on Reliable Sources?

      March 5, 2012 at 7:28 pm | Reply
    • Shonki

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      April 3, 2012 at 9:58 pm | Reply
  9. StewartIII

    So CNN gets its news from Comedy Central now?

    March 4, 2012 at 5:25 pm | Reply
    • Chocho

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      April 3, 2012 at 2:23 pm | Reply
  10. Guy Smiley

    Because "real" conservatives give the rest of us a headache. Atleast Frum can sit there and give a conservative point of view without drooling all over himself.

    March 4, 2012 at 5:00 pm | Reply
    • Angel

      The truth hurts, doesn't it? Did they mention any criticism of Obie is racist, too? Question: was CNN, NBC, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, (everyone BUT Fox) rooting for a bad economy during Bush's presidency?? Are dems to blame for a persistent bad economy partially due to their overkill talking down the economy in order to win '08??? Face it; you morons dug yourself a hole that you won't be able to get out of for a long time.

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  11. carolmr

    Why is it that the MSM always make sure to point out, when reporting on high gas prices, that it isn't President Obama's fault and there is nothing a president can do about the situation? I don't remember the press saying this when President Bush was in office. Of course, Howie never mentioned this. And why doesn't he invite a real conservative, not a faux one like David Frum, on his show once in a while?

    March 4, 2012 at 3:52 pm | Reply
    • Jane

      It is amazing how much the mainstream media gives cover to Mr. Obama. They never want to point out that Democrats as well as Barack Obama were bashing George Bush over gas prices in 2006 and 2008. The accomplice media went along with the Democratic talking points at the time.
      Now that the shoe is on the other foot, that same media wants to make excuses for Mr. Obama.

      March 5, 2012 at 7:29 pm | Reply
      • Amit

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    • Angel

      Why are you all so racist? this from CNN, the "news source" that reported on the "blessing in disguise" that comes with higher gas prices - you guessed it! "Spending more time at home with your family." LMAO

      March 6, 2012 at 12:34 am | Reply
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