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"Neglecting the [CNN jobs] tracker is a real shame." - Neglecting? No, you can be certain that it's deliberate.
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Posted by: TEEBONE ®

03/11/2018, 14:57:26

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CNN Won't Update Its "Trump Jobs Tr

Joe SimonsonMedia Reporter

CNN wants its viewers to know it’s committed to holding President
Donald Trump accountable on the economy — even if the network hasn’t
recently updated its tracker of how many jobs the economy has presented
since Inauguration Day.

The network’s “Trump Jobs Tracker
is part of CNN Digital’s effort to keep its audience updated on whether
the president is keeping his promises to release the full potential of
the American economy after eight years of anemic growth under former
President Barack Obama.


One problem: The last time someone updated the tracker was Jan. 5,
when the economy had only added 1,839,000 jobs since Trump took office.
Under that pace, according to CNN, Trump is “off track” to fulfill his
promise that he’d help create “25 million jobs in 10 years, or 208,333
jobs per month.”

Neglecting the tracker is a real shame. Federal economists estimated
that employers added 200,000 jobs in January and Friday’s job report showed another 313,000 added in February — more than enough to be on a healthy pace to average 208,333 jobs per month in 2018.

Only one author of the tracker, Heather Long, has left CNN since its
creation. However, part of the reason for the lack of updates could
potentially be a consequence of the job cuts the company’s digital
operation underwent in February.

Around 50 jobs were eliminated from CNN’s Digital team under the restructuring. The company missed its profit targets in 2017.

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Modified by TEEBONE at Sun, Mar 11, 2018, 15:00:36

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