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ABC Worries Churches Are Ruining Texas City's Finances

Reporter features mayor's complaints but leaves out existing regulation on churches, mayor's rosy view of the city's finances in 2006 'State of the City' speech.

Wash. Post Media Critic: NPR is Liberally Biased

In CNN interview, paper's Howard Kurtz noted radio network's taxpayer-funded leftward slant.

NBC Accuses Oil Firms of 'Fleecing' Taxpayers

But reporter's complaint is really that government forgot to tax oil drilling.

CNN's Miles O'Brien Paints Senator on Quixotic Quest against Global Warming Reality

But the science is hardly unanimous, and computer models predicting warming have been wrong before.

NBC Puts Downspin on Climbing Stock Market

'Nightly News' touts housing and auto problems instead of near-record average.

Restaurants Left out of Stories on Trans Fat Ban

Network news ignored or downplayed criticism of New York City's proposed food regulation.

CNN Claims Small Price Drop Indicates Widespread Housing Problems

'American Morning' overemphasizes slight decline with tales of a bubble that has 'burst.'

Media Myth: Gas Hysteria

Prices are Falling, But

CNN's Serwer Dismisses Market Conspiracies

But his network has toyed with gasoline price-fixing conspiracies for weeks.

I Recycle!

Many environmentalist pursuits lack simple cost-benefit analysis.

NBC, CBS Downplay Good News about Economy

Consumer confidence, market performance news undercut by hurricane fears, corporate scandal sentences.

ABC Reheats Leftover Bias on Global Warming, Showcases Hansen

Global warming skeptics, critics of NASA's Hansen left out in the cold; Hansen's 'political inclinations' lean heavily left.

CBS Greeted Housing Value News with Slanted Story on Housing Bubble

Rival NBC's Anne Thompson, however, emphasized buyers' market, strong resale value on most homes.

CNBC 'Global Players' Special Stacked Deck in Favor of Environmental Regulation

Slanting the field 4-to-1, network hyped NASA scientist, dismissed Competitive Enterprise Institute critic.

Washington Post's Ahrens Worries About 'Super-Rich' Success

Reporter's story left out any rebuttal from conservative economists who say zero-sum economics doesn't work.

Wal-Mart's $4 Drug Plan: Good for Consumers, Bad for Nationalized Health Care Advocates

NY Times criticizes retailer's new offering on generic drugs, while ABC and NBC are positive; Wal-Mart critic Ron Pollack's liberal ideology ignored in CBS, Times reports.

CNN's O'Brien Links Drug Prices with R&D Budgets

Previous reporting on the cable network echoed liberal claims that drug companies spend little on research.

CBS Now Sees Danger in Online Drug Purchases

But a year ago, network ignored illegal nature of re-imported drugs, presented Internet as way to get cheap drugs.

NBC Briefly Covers Oil Price Plummet

But anchor Brian Williams skeptical about further price drops.

Unions: Good Ol' Days or Part of Ford's Demise?

Network reporters yearn for the days of steady jobs, overlooking hefty pay and benefits demanded by unionized workers.

Movie Review: 'Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers'

Election-season release from Wal-Mart film's director is latest documentary that attacks businesses.

Head to Head: Post, Times Produce Opposite Headlines from Same Retail Report

Post downbeat about Christmas shopping while NY Times has positive outlook.

ABC Issues Stark Call for More Produce Regulation

Liberal leanings of CSPI, Democratic senator ignored in story favoring bigger government.

Networks Yawn as Natural Gas Plummets

Two-year low in prices and declining heating bills slip by quietly.

In a Fight Between Realtors and the Media, Housing 'Bubble' Wins

NY Times brushes off media's impact but insists on bubble's presence.

World Health Organization Backs Expanded Use of Media-Overlooked DDT

News reports have focused on environmentalist alternatives instead of the most effective method of malaria prevention.

Networks Steer Ford Stories to 'Hard Times,' Ignoring Other Firms on Track

Broadcasters portray an industry running out of gas, but other automakers are doing well in United States.

PBS Feature Claims 'Hurt Feelings' from Layoffs Might Be 'Lethal'

NY Times' Uchitelle says workers' low self-esteem is worse for the economy than the Great Depression.