NC Unemployment Rate Drops Below National Average to 6.2%. “April unemployment rate falls to 6.2 percent in NC” is the headline most papers used. N&R’s headline reads “Still ‘some room to go’ for North Carolina’s economy.”
Why do hundreds of headlines celebrate the unemployment rate drop, but the N&R takes a glass half-empty approach. Would the headline be the same if Democrats were in power in NC?
Some of the other headlines for that AP story from around the country:
Unemployment Declines in Carolinas Far Outpace US – Wall Street Journal
State unemployment rate falls to new low
Unemployment continues to drop, state added jobs
April unemployment numbers show more people at work