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NY Times' Warner Shakes Fist at Salt

Reporter who slammed McDonald's Happy Meals and beer ads turns attention to sodium content in food.

Good Morning America Brushes Off Wal-Mart Veto News from Chicago

But Windy City's liberal leaders have huffed and puffed against company for years while suburbs pick up stores, jobs and tax revenue.

NY Times Takes Negative Spin on Gulf Oil Discovery

Reporter laments 'lost' revenue in oil royalties, once falsely compared taxpayers to shareholders in government's oil wealth.

Wall Street Journal Finds Kyoto-Inspired Carbon Trading Hikes Electric Bills for German Consumers

Report contrasts with CBS's earlier cheerleading for a similar plan in California.

CNN 'In the Money' Drops Conspiracy Theory When Interviewing Oil Analyst

Yet a week before, the business news program entertained Jack Cafferty's theory on Republican control of gas prices.

Times Reporter Suggests Conservatives Are Paid For With Wal-Mart Money

But a recent study shows Wal-Mart gave 289 times more money to liberal groups in 2004.

CNN's Romans Bashes Economy with Unbalanced Story

Reporter turns to liberal-activist-on-the-street, says it takes 200 years to get into the middle class.

Earning Freedom: A 9/11 Tribute

Each American owes a debt to those who have given their lives for us. In a time where common ground seems scarce in America, it's up to us to live lives worthy of those sacrifices.

Where Poverty's Rise Ends, Slanted Coverage Continues

Media ignore or downplay income increases and halt in poverty's rise, insisting worker pay is dropping.

NBC Spins Oil Discovery Negatively

Reporter Savidge focuses on complaints from environmental lobby but leaves out NRDC's anti-drilling bent.

USA Today Leaves out Minimum Wage Earner's Liberal Activism

Reporter Armour doesn't tell readers Orlando woman's leadership role in ACORN.

CNN's Cafferty Rehashes Conspiracy Theory on Gas Prices, Elections

'In the Money' crew entertains notion Big Oil dropping prices to boost GOP; co-host Serwer dismisses price drop as a 'blip.'

CBS Cheers Governator's Plan to Terminate Global Warming

But no critics of the regulation or global warming science were included in reporter Blackstone's story.

CBS's Smith: Media Were 'Screaming with Our Hair on Fire' About Gas Prices

Network anchor now notices gas prices are falling, but other colleagues beat him to the punch.

72 Hours after Mourning Death of Wage Growth, Times Notes Wages Up with GDP Growth

New data show wage growth at 7 percent after inflation factored out.

CNN's Velshi Returns to Slamming Insurance Companies

Business reporter leaves out any industry representation. After all, two days earlier he cited an industry spokesman.

Media Workers Unite for Hit Job on Employment

Not to belabor the point, but journalists rarely mention the hundreds of thousands of available positions in nursing, teaching and manufacturing.

Labor Day or Layoff Day?

ABC News leads the charge of bad news for workers, despite low unemployment and industries clamoring for more help.

Labor Day or Layoff Day?

NBC Dismisses Oil Experts Who Foresee Falling Gas Prices

Lauer leaves out how his network predicted $3.50-a-gallon gas just two weeks ago.

ABC's Sawyer: 'We're Working Ourselves to Death'

Anchor hypes study linking work hours to blood pressure, but leaves out how work environment is a factor regardless of hours at the office.

ABC, Wash. Post Note Gas Prices Have Fallen for Two Weeks

Just two weeks ago, the media complained of 'record' prices; NBC predicted $3.50-a-gallon gas.

V for Verizon? One Reporter's Telecom Vendetta

CNN's Allen Wastler rings bell for more government interference with telecoms, but ignores consumers' existing costs from high taxes and regulation.

CNN Starts Weeklong Katrina Series with Attack on Insurance Companies

Reporter Velshi, anchor O'Brien assume corporate greed, dismiss personal responsibility.

ABC Finds a New Troubling Addiction: The BlackBerry

But while reporter Dan Harris focused on extreme cases, most users like their portable e-mail devices.

NBC Blows Past Insurance Company Viewpoint on Katrina Damages

Reporter Ron Mott leaves out the fact that featured homeowner is a career trial attorney who sues insurance companies.

CBS's Hannah Storm Lets Global Warming Alarmist Breeze through Interview without Opposition

Scientists disagree with journalist who says global warming is significant factor in hurricane strength or sea-level rise.

Media Point to Dip in Home Sales as Sign of 'Housing Chill'

But industry spokesperson says it's media that should cool it with sensationalistic reporting.

NBC's Williams Punches 'Big Oil' with Populist Talking Points

But in his snarky swipe at oil profits, anchor left out historical perspective on gas prices and practical reasons why 30-cent gas is unfeasible.