How Fox Covers A Drop To 8.6% Unemployment

Following breaking news that the unemployment rate dropped from 9 percent to 8.6 percent in November, Fox & Friends aired the following on-screen graphic:

Fox unemployment graphic

Fox & Friends co-host Gretchen Carlson correctly identified the rate as having fallen “down to 8.6 percent from 9 percent,” and the lower-screen text also accurately noted, “Unemployment Down to 8.6%.”