Fox News Uses Misleading Unemployment Chart

A few weeks ago, when the Bureau of Labor Statistics first reported that the unemployment rate had dropped to 8.6 percent in November (the lowest rate in more than 2 years), a Fox News graphic rounded up to 9 percent.

Here’s what you see on TV…

Media Matters / Via mediamatters.org

Here’s what it’s really showing, if you actually examine the chart…

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