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TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry Obama's Friday news conference
TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry Obama's Friday news conference

During the economic meltdown of 2008, I was appalled by the emotional, rollercoaster, histrionic, fact-lacking "coverage" from such cable-TV business analysts as Jim Cramer (CNBC) and Ali Velshi (CNN). I thought TV coverage during that crucial time in this nation's life, in general, was poor -- with the press behind the curve of real news and constantly being played by the big-banks guys in the Obama administration. I wound up debating Velshi about it one Sunday morning on CNN. But it's a different story with the economic crisis we are now in over the debt ceiling: The TV press is doing a conscientious and aggressive job of covering the economic story, without getting...

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