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Obama Spokesman: Government Mandates Don't Work
2/22/2008 12:47 PM ET
Co-chairman of liberal presidential candidate's campaign admits government-mandated health care just isn't feasible.
Ratings Gimmick Trumps Environmental Concern on 'Today'
2/21/2008 1:15 PM ET
NBC morning hosts and crew 'vacation' in Vermont and Florida, forgetting previous calls for 'green' living.
Post Business Columnist Wishes for Economic 'Burn'
2/20/2008 6:06 PM ET
Steven Pearlstein exemplifies media desire for economic hardships and 'harsh and vengeful solution.'
Head to Head: Media Turn to Greenspan When Bernanke Says No Recession
2/15/2008 12:20 PM ET
Fed Chairman's persistent 'no-recession' forecast isn't good enough for media who stick with 'bleaker' headlines.
Consumer Confidence: Only News When It's Low(er)
2/13/2008 4:28 PM ET
Just how low is consumer confidence - or how high? The media have historically focused on low reports while ignoring highs - and their own role in shaping opinions on the economy.
Enviro Shocker: Biofuels Production Contributes to Warming, Studies Say
2/13/2008 10:08 AM ET
Two studies show clearing land for biofuel production will do more harm than it would prevent.
$168-Billion Stimulus 'Too Little, Too Late,' Says Burnett on NBC
2/8/2008 4:21 PM ET
CNBC's Burnett questions whether bigger-than-expected stimulus package is enough to spark a slowly growing economy.
The Worst-Case Economy Reporting Handbook
2/6/2008 2:38 PM ET
Media using extreme cases as examples of how bad the economy is for 'average Americans.'
Behar Blames Restaurants for Obesity, Declares People 'Victims' of Eating
2/4/2008 5:32 PM ET
'The View' co-host says restaurants, not overeaters, are to blame for obesity.
Curry: Environmental Responsibility Means Paying More
1/31/2008 4:29 PM ET
'Today' host acknowledges higher costs of 'green-friendly' products while slamming businesses for 'misleading' claims.
ElectionWatch: Hey Big Spender! Media Fail to Report Cost of Campaign Promises
1/30/2008 3:32 PM ET
Network coverage of presidential campaigns ignores the high price tag of many candidates' proposals for taxpayers.
CNN's Willis Teams Up with Jon Stewart to Bemoan Recession
1/25/2008 6:55 PM ET
Comedy Central host suggest economic turnaround will take two decades; CNN financial analyst says recession is a sure bet.
NBC's Lauer 'On the Prowl for Victims' in Environmental Crusade
1/25/2008 3:33 PM ET
'Today' host accosts shoppers at Manhattan grocery store to berate them about using plastic and paper bags.
NY Times Touts New FDA Regulations, Ignores Industry
1/24/2008 6:19 PM ET
Report on new FDA requirements for experimental drug testing ignores possibility of higher costs, includes no industry input.
'Today' Lights Up Your Life with Puff Piece on Replacing Bulbs
1/23/2008 4:51 PM ET
Vieira changes one light bulb in her house, praises government mandate for compact fluorescents, and forgets to mention her big boss profits from their sale.
Media Stimulate Recession and Tax Rebate Frenzy by Twisting Fed Chairman's Words
1/23/2008 2:54 PM ET
Networks report Bernanke 'confirmed recession fears' even though he specifically said he is 'not forecasting recession.'
'Today' Saves Energy, But Just for Today
1/22/2008 3:09 PM ET
NBC morning hosts carpool for one day to save the Earth, complaining the whole way that carpooling is lame and sarcastically comparing it to living in a tree.
Lauer Fears 'Rich' Might Get Some Tax Relief
1/18/2008 12:22 PM ET
'Today' host grills Treasury Secretary to make sure likely tax rebates will benefit only the lower and middle classes - despite the fact that 'rich' fork over most of the nation's revenue.
ABC Offers Tips to Secure the Job You'll Probably Lose Anyway
1/17/2008 12:28 PM ET
Morning scare-fest warns many jobs are in danger, suggests securing your position by boasting, kissing up.
Cramer Calls for Media Balance on Recession Fears
1/17/2008 11:36 AM ET
While reversing his position on the economy from 'sunny skies' to 'recession,' Cramer says media should 'point out the positives with the negatives.'
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