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Too Little, Too Late - Media Discover Mercury in Fluorescent Bulbs
3/26/2008 1:13 PM ET
Journalists' beloved 'eco-friendly' lights now considered more dangerous than originally thought, after government mandate required their use.
Networks Combine to Deliver Economic Triple Threat
3/25/2008 1:21 PM ET
Will housing, gas prices and banking bring down the U.S. economy? On the news, it seems like a daily mantra.
3/19/2008 4:38 PM ET
Media ignore OPECs control of oil market when covering Americas pain at the pump.
'Today' Sends Mixed Signals on Markets
3/17/2008 10:17 AM ET
NBC co-host makes Great Depression comparison while CNBC contributors caution against panic.
Foreclosure Filings Drop Month-to-Month, So Burnett Reports Year-over-Year Increase
3/13/2008 11:33 AM ET
CNBC contributor emphasizes disappointing foreclosure numbers but ignores decrease highlighted by reporting group.
Burnett Ignores Ethanol's Role in Higher Food Prices
3/12/2008 10:06 AM ET
CNBC contributor blames 'energy prices and a weak dollar' for food inflation but neglects consequences of federal fuel mandates.
Burnett Quadruples Foreclosure Statistics
3/7/2008 12:44 PM ET
Reporter says 8 percent of homes are in foreclosure, when it was actually 2 percent for the fourth quarter of 2007.
Finding a Gas Station with the Highest Price
3/6/2008 10:50 AM ET
Prices onscreen continue to be higher than the national average for gas.
Take 2: Networks Still Ignore, Print Media Still Bash Warming Conference
3/5/2008 3:55 PM ET
A few instances of media mentions - combined with plenty of criticism and dismissiveness - do not equal balanced coverage.
Networks Ignore, Newspapers Mock N.Y. Climate Change Conference
3/5/2008 3:15 PM ET
Networks continue trend of ignoring scientists who challenge 'consensus,' while newspapers find plenty of environmentalists to mock them.
CNN Unveils the Sad Puppy Indicator
3/5/2008 10:53 AM ET
Reporter Susan Roesgen says pet abandonment a sign of 'an economy in trouble.'
Despite Media Carping, Americans Largely Trust Drug Companies
3/5/2008 10:47 AM ET
Media attacks on pharmaceutical companies don't resonate with the public, which overwhelmingly believes drug makers improve quality of life.
BMI's Gainor: 'Disagreement is Not Allowed in the Media'
3/3/2008 1:26 PM ET
Business & Media Institute Vice President tells 'Fox & Friends' media ignore and mistreat global warming 'skeptics.'
NY Times Profiles Racist, 'Deteriorating' Labor Market
3/3/2008 1:13 PM ET
Newspaper claims businesses are in a 'hiring strike,' downplays stable, low unemployment.
International Conference Will Challenge Global Warming 'Consensus'
2/29/2008 2:05 PM ET
Scientists, policy experts from around globe will meet in Manhattan to present other side of the climate change debate.
NBC's Burnett Joins ABC's Golodryga in Reporting 'Silver Lining'
2/29/2008 10:45 AM ET
'Today' contributor takes a page from 'Good Morning America' colleague and reports something positive about the economy.
CNBC's Burnett: Recession vs. Slowdown is Only 'Semantics'
2/28/2008 11:01 AM ET
'Today' contributor claims there's no real difference between recession and slowdown, despite the fact that worried talk contributes to economic woes.
Not-So-Great Depression Coverage: All of the Hype, but None of the Bread Lines
2/28/2008 8:49 AM ET
Unsatisfied by characterizing economy as in recession, networks try comparing current situation to the Great Depression.
ABC Finally Sees 'Signs of Hope' for Economy
2/27/2008 1:28 PM ET
'Good Morning America' recognizes 'tangible tidbits of good news' and provides range of opinion on 'recession' outlook.
Typical Media Victims Still Not Typical
2/22/2008 4:48 PM ET
New York Times profiles wealthy families and a family in an extreme situation to exaggerate foreclosure 'crisis.'
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