BBG Watch Commentary
UPDATE: After BBG Watch published this report, VOA finally posted, after 2:00 AM EST Wednesday, a short item on the CBO Obama’s health law CBO jobs study. This report was posted many hours after BBC reported on the study as its top news story and multiple other media outlets in the U.S. and abroad, including China’s CCTV, also reported on the projected job losses in the U.S. as a result of the new health care law.
‘Obamacare’ will reduce US workforce Tue, Feb 04, 2014, BBC World News (UK). This was the top news story on the BBC news website for several hours on Tuesday. BBC and a vast number of international and U.S. media outlets reported as one of their top news items that President Barack Obama’s health law will cut the US workforce by the equivalent of more than two million workers, according to a study conducted by the independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO). By 1:45 AM EST Wednesday, the lengthy BBC report with two videos and was showing 1,195 Facebook “Likes” and over 500 Tweets.
This was also a news story completely ignored by the U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America.
Even China’s CCTV had a report on this story.
Obamacare may cause more job losses, attract fewer sign-ups: report Tue, Feb 04, 2014 CCTV (China)