CNN’s article  on last week’s jobs report was a negative one, where the article avoided mentioning how many jobs were added to the U.S. economy (209,000 jobs were added, per CNBC ), but admitted that the unemployment rate is at a sixteen-year-low.
But, the article focused on the lack of wage growth, ignoring the signs of a potential economic recovery.
It’s as if CNN is trying to push a narrative about the president and his handling of the economy.
The reality is that the recent jobs report is encouraging, but far from a robust jobs report across the board. The unemployment rate has its critics, who would prefer the use of labor force participation rate instead.
However, CNN did not have to paint a negative picture, even a neutral headline would suffice, and should have included how many jobs were added to the economy.