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Networks Downplay Own Role in Panic over Faulty Car Seat Study

Consumer Reports retracts study, only after media hype of original claims.

Post Writer Says Regulation in Fashion

Givhan throws her weight behind bigger government and bigger models.

Post Hails Democrats Seeking 'New Political Center' on Money Matters

But policies paper cheers as a compromise package are both liberal measures.

Networks Use Good Cancer News to Complain About Federal Funding Levels

ABC, CBS, and NBC also ignore role private industry plays in fighting war on cancer.

Media Myth: The Recession/Depression of 2006

Hint: It Never Happened

CBS Prescribes Regulation for Herbal Supplements

But reporter Alfonsi's stories were anemic when it came to presenting the industry's defense.

Networks Link Economy to Depression/Recession; No Wonder We're Depressed

The 2006 collapse never came, so now journalists are looking to 2007 to make their gloomy predictions look smart.

USA Today Finds Negative Slant to Falling Gas Prices

Reporter Hagenbaugh fails to tell readers that 'consumer rights' watchdog is liberal, conspiracy theorist.

Network Silence Greets Announcement of Chavez's Hostile Oil Industry Takeover

Media continue to ignore or downplay significance of socialist Chavez's control of oil reserves.

Viewers Get No Holiday from CNN's Energy Price Concerns

Prices at the pump decrease, but CNN's 'In The Money' still worried about what increases might mean for consumers.

CNN's Sylvester Unfairly Presented, Quickly Dismissed Economist's Views on Medicare

'Lou Dobbs Tonight' reporter scoffed that 'common sense' trumped pharmaceutical economics expert's conclusions on Medicare 'negotiation.'

NBC's Williams Ignores Heavy Cost of $2.5-million 'Big Victory' for Katrina Victims

AP, NY Times report that case could encourage holdouts for hefty court rewards.

ABC Says 'Millions of Americans' Have Been 'Waiting' For Congress to Boost Their Pay

But fewer than 500,000 make minimum wage, and research shows two-thirds of workers earn more than the minimum within a year of starting their jobs.

Baby, It's Warm Outside

Unseasonable winter weather on the East Coast leads to media global warming frenzy.

Baby, It's Warm Outside

Dobbs Takes Left Turn on Private Highway Investment

Reporter Lisa Sylvester selectively edited interview of free market advocate

Journalists Snow Public with Avalanche of Warming Reports

It's 'balmy,' it's golf weather and media claim 'it's the end of the world.'

'Once and For All' Lasts Just 72 Hours

NBC does about-face on global warming after scientist tells anchor it's not responsible for balmy Northeast.

CNN's 'In the Money' Begins Year with Gloomy Predictions

Speculation covers oil prices, housing, unemployment.

ABC's Redeker Complains of Budget Cuts to Amtrak

Reporter leaves out critics of the subsidized system, where taxpayers foot the bill for travelers.

CBS's Winter of Discontent

Reporter Bowers gripes about warm temps, but as last winter set in, her network hyped energy prices in cold weather.

CBS News Complains of Lackluster Christmas Shopping Season

But strong growth in jobs, wages and Internet sales belies reporter's slant.

NBC, CNN Leave Out Hurricane Expert's View on Global Warming

Retiring NOAA meteorologist Max Mayfield doubts global warming is to blame for intense hurricane seasons.

Democrats: There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Regulation

The media have missed a big story: Democratic politicians attacking Sarbanes-Oxley for punishing businesses and workers.

Journalists Agree It's Time for Democrats' 'First 100 Hours'

Media have long provided uncritical support of liberal agenda, from minimum wage hike to universal health care.

CBS's Alfonsi Shakes Up Audience with Drinking Survey

'Evening News' report an intoxicating mix of hype and anti-industry activists.

ABC Double-Doses Attack on Private Health Care

Biased coverage in favor of government health care continues on 'World News' while 'Nightline' turns critical eye on Wal-Mart clinics.

CNN Business Reporter Says Minimum Wage 'Simply Not Fair'

'American Morning's' Ali Velshi pushes liberal talking points on minimum wage.