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'NewsHour' Still Insists on Bursting Housing Bubble

Despite Realtors' upbeat forecasts, PBS worries economy headed toward a 'crash.'

CNN's Velshi Ignores Treasury Chief's Warnings on Regulation

But the 'American Morning' business reporter had time to squeeze in a story on Charmin sponsoring free toilets in Times Square.

The Inflation 'Monster' Under the Media's Bed

News reports warned of 'recession,' 'stagflation' as inflation 'reared its ugly head,' but drops in prices get little notice from networks.

An American Thanksgiving Story

Like the colonists who bought Manhattan, Congress has offered us trinkets in exchange for valuable ground.

A Tribute to Milton Friedman

Economists, media bid farewell to 'one of the great economists of the 20th Century'

USA Today: Motorists Aren't Paying Enough for Roads

Reporter hypes calls by politicians to raise taxes for roads, infrastructure; ignores conservative critics who say problem is wasteful spending, not too little revenue.

Post Slants Left - Even into the Grave

The deaths of two prominent economists show paper never ceases liberal spin.

News Flash: Gas Prices Up with Thanksgiving Driving

CNN, NBC don't see a connection; NBC complains 5-cent jump in prices will 'gobble' up travel budget

Post Writes in Solidarity with Striking Janitors

Story backs 1.8-million-member union against 'oil-rich city's business leaders.'

CNN's Velshi Slams Wal-Mart As Store Everybody 'Loves to Hate'

But reporter left out how voters think the company's practices aren't an issue for politicians to address.

ABC Highlights Medicare Complaints, Overlooks Retailers' Drug Discounts

'World News' complains of cost, confusion but ignores private sector solutions like Wal-Mart's $4 generic drugs.

CBS Praises Tax-Hiking Democratic Committee 'Sheriff'

Reporter Attkisson ignored how the Rep. Charles Rangel has mostly ridden with a tax-hiking bandits through most of his career.

Electronic Voting: The Catastrophe that Wasn't

After election, media silent on left-wing claims of Diebold-Bush conspiracy.

Media Rely on Stories That Are 'Bad for You'

Sugar and spice and everything else are all supposedly harmful - except when they're not.

CNN Hypes Backover Danger of SUVs

'American Morning' features advocate for more regulation, rear-view cameras, even though study finds they have their limits.

Lack of Height Adds to Growth of Bills

USA Today downplays how optional treatment for short children adds billions to insurance costs.

Post's Version of 'Rent' Complains about Cost

Tenants who don't want to pay are focus of story on government control of market.

Dobbs Knocks Conservative, Business Groups on Wages

CNN anchor lectures opponents of a minimum wage increase.

Media: U.S. Should Throw Billions of Dollars at Global Warming

What will new Congress do? Though emissions-lowering programs have failed around the world, the media continue to embrace plans for more regulation that could crush the American economy.

Trans Fats: Public Health Enemy No. 1?

Media focus on trans fats is misleading and distracts from serious health threats.

Times Gives Coal Company Its Lumps

Energy firm criticized despite building lower-polluting plants that could cut energy costs.

Networks Downplay Strong Pre-election Jobs Report

Networks gave negative news full attention in previous election cycles.

'Today' Show Hypes Bus Injury Study, Giving Support to More Regulation

But reporter Tom Costello left out how studies show seat belts do more harm than good.

ABC Sacks Wal-Mart for Employee Lateness Policy

'Good Morning America' complains about 10-minute grace period, though repeated infractions are necessary to merit reprimand.

CBS's Couric Worries of Job Losses, Dow Slide

'Evening News' anchor forecasted clouds on economic horizon hours before government announced a 5-year low in unemployment.

With Minimum Wage on State Ballots, PBS Pushes Increases

'Now' features worker who makes more than minimum, leaves out facts about economic impact of proposed increases.

Strong Sales Figures from GM, Ford Go Unnoticed

ABC reports, but CBS and NBC ignore sales increases to discuss hormone treatments.