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NBC Hypes Credit Problems as Fuel for Dow Sell-off

Economist Lawrence Kudlow contends credit problems are not as 'widespread' as reported and profits will solve these credit problems.

Bottled Water Bash: Networks Continue Assault

ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN attack Pepsico for allegedly deceiving the public.

Data Mining: Bad When It Fights Terror, Good When It Boosts Times Bottom Line

A reminder of hypocrisy at the Times.

Liberal Critic Recommends Anti-War Doc to Bush-Cheney

Chief movie critic A.O. Scott gives a big thumbs-up to an anti-war documentary, recommending it to the White House: "One can only hope that one of these days they'll get around to watching it."

Brooklyn Student Arrested for 'Hate Crime': Flushing a Koran

Media overlook the story: hate crimes laws are being used to punish speech.

NBC Uses One Mom's Woes to Argue for More Food Stamps

Emotional manipulation: nice storytelling, terrible reporting.

Moore Urges Leno Audience to Threaten Doctors and Insurers

In 'Tonight Show' appearance, filmmaker introduces 'SiCKO health care card' intimidation tactic.

Media Use Scandals to Disparage Entire Pro Sports Industry

Coverage of problems in NBA, NFL and Major League Baseball textbook example of media business coverage.

CBS, NBC Worry About Stock 'Plunge,' Other Media Less Frightened

CNBC, FOX and CNN offer the rest of the economic picture