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Fox News ignores positive jobs report

Dylan Byers, Politico's media reporter, notes that FoxNews.com has buried the news that the unemployment rate plummeted to 6.1 percent in June. This is not the first time it has happened. Byers:

It's hard to argue that such a decision is a matter of unbiased editorial judgment. Fox News is all-too-eager to hit Obama when the jobs numbers fall short of expectations, and their on-air personalities often point out that jobs and the economy are the most important issues to American voters. [Politico]

Leading the homepage at the time of this writing is a big splash on Hurricane Arthur, a story on the Senate race in Mississippi, a viral video of a Japanese politician crying, and a story about a cheerleader who likes extreme hunting.