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Media Criticism of Murdoch Almost Killed Wall Street Journal Bid

New York Post says attacks 'normally leveled at a genocidal tyrant' 'almost squashed the deal.'

'Evening News' Uses Wrong '45 million' Number of Uninsured Americans

CBS repeats data that includes non-citizens.

USA Today Continues to Hype Hybrids and Ignores the Downsides of Ownership

Hybrids still cost more and can have repair problems, but media coverage stays positive.

CBS Disagrees with Fed, Presents Worries about 'Credit Crunch'

'Evening News' hints that the Federal Reserve's decision not to lower interest rates is making it harder to get a mortgage.

Networks Use Bridge Tragedy to Build Support for Higher Taxes

Minnesota disaster brings out media tendency to promote government, though they bash businesses under the same tragic circumstances.

'World News' Criticizes 'Dirty' Coal Industry During Search for Trapped Miners

One guest, a left-wing writer, compares environmental advances in coal-burning technology to 'fat-free doughnuts.'

'World News' Uses Debated Health Claim to Promote Breastfeeding

Industry spokeswoman disputes ABC report's claims that samples discourage breastfeeding.

CBS, NBC Mine Tragedy for Business Attack

Viewers have to turn to ABC to find that Crandall Canyon Mine has a 'good' safety record.

ABC Hypes 'Market Meltdown' with Misleading Data

'Good Morning America' blames housing woes for stock correction, cites 'record' foreclosures.

A Bottled Water the Media Almost Like

BusinessWeek details Icelandic Water Holdings' environmentalism, but is left unquenched.
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