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Can We Atone for Our Energy Sins?

Media fawn over celebrities' 'carbon offsets' and fail to examine cost of carbon-trading programs.

'Hannity & Colmes' Lists More Than 70 Scientists Skeptical of Global Warming Hysteria

Show proves case isn't closed, discusses major new documentary.

Runway Waits Uncommon Despite Media Hype

USA Today emphasizes two-hour waits, but Associated Press shows chances 1 in 1,000.

'What Goes Up Must Come Down' on CNN's 'In the Money'

Housing numbers boost economy fear factor after up-and-down week on Wall Street.

NY Times' 'Serious' Polling Problem Pushes National Health Care

Front-page story presents data supporting government-run health insurance, but excludes contrary findings.

Networks Hype New-Homes Decline as Sign of Woe

CBS, NBC use new home sales data to make the economy look terrible, while ignoring rise in the majority of the housing market.

CBS Calls 3-Percent Market Drop 'Disastrous'

Cooler heads prevail on ABC and NBC, but NY Times joins in with concerns about 'recession.'

Americas Big Dam Problem

Networks Ignore Eco-campaign to Save the Salmon and Turn Out the Lights

Something Fishy about Eco-Extremists' Power Play

Uber-left would rather take out a dam than give one about America's energy future.

Networks Eat Up More Restaurant Mandates

ABC, CBS report left-wing group's press release.

CNN Dishes Up Pro-Regulation Feast

'American Morning' promotes 'Extreme' CSPI call for restaurant food labeling.

Hybrids Lose Fuel Economy with New Testing

USA Today reports hybrid cars get fewer mpg than previously thought.

Rich Man, Poor Man

The media complain about the 'problem' of income inequality and ignore two other perspectives.

Public Radio: Low Taxes = Sick Children

'Marketplace' segment furthers idea that higher taxes are needed.

CBS Downplays Costs, Advocates Company's 'Elder Care' Benefits

'Evening News' says cost is 'just $15 a day,' urges workers to ask for more benefits.

Faulty Caffeine Story Jolts CNN's Desire for Government Regulation

Report misstates age on warning label as '16' when video clearly shows it's 18.

Rich Man, Poor Man

Elementary, My Dear President

Not everyone makes the same amount of money, but that doesn't mean the government should act to abolish 'income inequality.'

ABC Puts Emotionally Involved Reporter on Hurricane Insurance Story

Dismissing industry facts, Robin Roberts admits her mother has a claim against one of the companies.

ABC Reports New Autism Study Finds Genetics, Not Toxins, to Blame for Rise in Cases

But network failed to remind viewers it gave Robert Kennedy a soapbox about mercury as cause for disease.

CNN Puts Responsibility for Minorities' Advancement on 'Corporate America'

'In the Money' says businesses are doing a poor job of 'diversity.'

ABC Wages Misleading War on Cancer Funding Cutbacks

'World News' warns lives could be lost, acts as though federal cancer research cut off - but in reality, story covers nonprofit organization.

Media Operate in Concert with Gore's Music Plans

Print, broadcast ignore hypocrisy of a 'green' event that could pollute every continent.

ABC Slams State Farm as 'Greedy' Neighbor for Suspending Policy Sales in Mississippi

Reporter Chris Cuomo ignored industry argument that 'groundless' lawsuit by the state's attorney general created a hostile business environment.

This Valentine's, Diamonds Have It Rough

News media use "Blood Diamond" movie to tarnish the industry's reputation.

Remember Social Security?

Grassroots support of personal retirement accounts is strong as reform resurfaces in Bush's 2008 budget - but Democrats are pulling out of the discussion.

Post Changes Its Tune on Sallie Mae Stock Sale

Reporter notes Democrats smell insider trading, but he left out facts he first reported four days earlier before congressional leaders called for investigation.

NY Times Insists Economy Isn't as Good as It Appears

Reporters rely on discredited housing bubble storyline, comparison to tech bubble of 1990s.