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Are You Afraid of the News?

Media treat viewers to terrifying stories about economic crisis, planetary 'peril' and bacterial 'monsters' and it's not even Halloween yet.

CNN Predicts Possible 'Century of Fires' Due to Global Warming

Anderson Cooper and Tom Foreman warn that global warming may be to blame for Southern California fires.

Washington Post, USA Today Favor Liberal's Plan to Regulate Mortgages

Newspapers showcase Rep. Barney Frank's plan to further 'control' the industry, virtually ignore criticism and opposition.

Moyers Gives Liberal Author 40 Minutes to Bash Blackwater in Interview

PBS host conducts one-sided interview devoid of objectivity with Jeremy Scahill, longtime critic of private military contractors.

Lovelock: Warming Will Kill 6 Billion

Gaia theory creator says 'dark time' will leave only 500 million, 'but for those who survive, I suspect it will be rather exciting.'

Parade Magazine Dismisses Notion Hugo Chavez Is a 'Mortal Enemy'

Report misleads on trade relations, omits realities of Chávez's impact on Venezuela and U.S. economy.

Twenty Years After Black Monday: Similar and Very Different

Media hoped for the best, but warned about the worst on Oct. 19, 1987. Now, it's mostly the latter.

CNN: Perception Trumps Reality with Recession

Business correspondent Ali Velshi admits how people 'feel' is more important than economic fundamentals.

'Nightly News' Continues 'War' on Bottled Water

Bottled-water industry targeted again as an environmental evil.

CBS Cites Corruption Expert, Without Saying He's a Democratic Candidate

'Evening News' 'Follow the Money' segment gives one-sided account of a federal fraud probe in the military's food-supply operations for the Iraq war.

GMA: Sweaters Predict Coming Economic 'Crisis'

ABC doom story warns viewers of red flags to 'watch out' for.

Media Worry About Another Black Monday

Journalists compare current economic times to worst stock market drop in U.S. history.

Real Debate Questions for GOP Candidates

Voters need to know what presidential candidates would do with their money. These questions would get answers.

Gore: Universal Health Care a 'Right'

Nobel Peace Prize winner posts video over weekend calling for health care as an American right.

CNN Presents the Fear-Based Economy:

Time's Karen Tumulty questions Reagan's economic record.

ABC, CBS Change Tune and Recognize Woes of Social Security

Networks show improved coverage, but where were they in Spring 2005 when it was the 'hot-button' issue?

CBS Sounds Stock-Market Crash Alarm

'Evening News' uses faulty comparisons to suggest the possibility of a Black Monday-like crash.

What Happens to Companies That 'Go Green'

Mutual fund manager explains why consumers, shareholders and business leaders should be skeptical of global warming regulation lobbying and 'market-based' solutions.

U.N. Panel Sharing Nobel Prize Is Fundamentally Flawed, Expert Says

Media have latched on to Gore's award, but the IPCC has received little scrutiny despite its faulty economic calculations.

Gore Wins Thanks to Media's Fever Pitch on Global Warming

Climate alarmist receives Nobel Peace Prize with conveniently red hot support from journalists.

Hillary Dodges Social Security Questions; Doesn't Want to 'Spook' Americans

In CNBC interview, Sen. Clinton claims tax cuts ineffective; says her tax hikes wouldn't hurt the economy.

'Evening News' Sings the Blues for Employers of Illegal Immigrants

CBS gives sympathetic portrait of businesses breaking the law, overlooks economic facts.

GOP Debate Highlights Free Enterprise, Low Taxes

Candidate responses reflect strong free market traits on economic growth, taxes and government spending.

Some Like It Warmer As Networks Offer Conflicting Winter Reports

ABC, NBC, and CBS dish up three different illustrations of the looming winter months and whether warm or cold, all are bad.

Senate Could Vote Soon on Return of U.N. Sea Treaty Reagan Opposed

Law of the Sea Treaty still 'threatens U.S. sovereignty,' despite limited media attention.

Gore Ignores Repeated Global Warming Debate Challenge

Former vice president claims promoting climate change awareness is his most important mission, but won't take on critics.

Beware of Following Michigan's Steps Down the Road to Serfdom

Economically troubled state ironically turned to tax increases - a move that won't help its financial standing any time soon.

Matthews Takes GOP 'Economic Issue' Debate to Iraq and Beyond

Moderator helped push discussion into non-economic concerns including bin Laden and policing Internet.