How The Websites Of Fox News, MSNBC, And CNN Are Covering The Jobs Numbers

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that the U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in June, sending the unemployment rate plummeting to its lowest level since September 2008. Economists and business reporters widely praised the report as evidence that the economy is gaining strength.

Here's how was reporting the news at 9:35 a.m.:


Here's how was reporting it:


And here's how was handling the story:

Fox News

Earlier today Fox Business host Charles Payne warned on Twitter that the jobs report might be "too good for the stock market." Soon after, the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke 17,000 for the first time in history.

This isn't the first time has minimized positive jobs numbers.  

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Economy, Jobs, Wages, & Unemployment
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