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Fuel for Thought: Hurricane Season Below Average

Networks promote warming oceans, but ignore cooling temperatures.

While Insurance Companies Targeted, Taxpayers Soaked

How the government created the flood exclusion in private insurance policies -- and how taxpayers pay while the media blame business.

Roller Coaster of Gas Prices Continues; Some Media Notice Drop

One week after journalists tout 'new record highs,' gas hits lowest average in two months.

What a Difference a Page Makes for Global Warming, Hurricanes

Post's news section admits scientists debate hurricane link, but Outlook author predicts Katrina-like storms in D.C.

NBC's Phillips Cites Psychologist Who Blames Advertising for Obesity

But the 'Dateline' excerpt left out that main source founded an organization dedicated to regulating advertising to children.

CBS's Regan Burns Sunscreen Makers with Biased Report

Reporter pushes for FDA regulation, includes only pro-regulation sources.

Wash. Post Spins Inflation Data Negatively

Most other media outlets report positive assessments from experts after Wall Street rally.

Summer Rerun: Executive Summary

Global Warming Movie Makes the Media Hot for Al Gore All Over Again

Summer Rerun

Global Warming Movie Makes the Media Hot for Al Gore All Over Again

NBC's Brown Blows Smoke on Housing Bubble

Home values still growing, just slower than before as housing market shifts into buyer's market.

What's the 'Freegan' Deal?

Post romanticizes dumpster diving as protest against Bush administration, capitalism.

Too Much Gore on TV

Network obsession delivers a summer filled with vice president turned climate change pitchman.

CNN's Dobbs Cites Liberal Congressman for 'Guts' to Tackle Overspending

But Tennessee Rep. Jim Cooper, has a liberal, pro-pork barrel, pro-tax voting record.

NBC, CBS Morning Shows Still Wrong Claiming Gas Price at Record Highs

Cost at pump is 2 cents less than post-Katrina high, 9 cents less than inflation-adjusted high.

Raul Castro's Idea of 'Free Enterprise': Drug Smuggling?

ABC sniffs out lead on Cuban military chief's hand in cocaine running operations.

NBC Reporter Predicts $3.50 Price Tag for Gas Following BP Pipeline Troubles

But other oil experts, noting gas has gone up only one penny in three weeks, see prices going up less dramatically.

Post Worshipfully Labels Pew Hispanic Center 'Unbiased'

Detailed look shows immigration study comes from group that preaches liberal policy solutions.

NY Times to Happy Meal-Eating Boys: You're Fat, Environmentally Destructive, and Unpatriotic

Advertising reporter Melanie Warner attacks McDonald's over a Happy Meal Hummer toy.

NBC Plugs Liquor Wholesalers Study on Teenage Internet Booze Sales

But network's reporter leaves out statistic showing only two percent of teens in survey actually bought alcohol online.

CBS Warns That 'Even One Bad Meal Can Hurt Your Body'

Network story on saturated fat is the media's latest entree in a menu of anti-fast food stories.

Bad Company II

Oscar-Nominated Movies Bash Business, but Hollywood Claims Thats Entertainment

Bad Company II: Executive Summary

Oscar-Nominated Movies Bash Business, but Hollywood Claims Thats Entertainment

ABC, NBC Drill BP on Pipeline Corrosion

Both networks cited liberal critics but excluded information from the company's news conference just a day earlier.

Hollywood's New Villain: Businessmen

Overture. Dim the lights. This is it ... for the American free enterprise system if Hollywood has its way.

Econ 101: Is the Estate Tax Good or Bad?

How the inheritance penalty affects the rich, the poor and the economy.

ABC: Gas Prices Too High? Don't Just Drive On By

Reporter urges viewers to report price gouging after pipeline shutdown, but neglects to mention actual gouging is rare and that high gas prices help prevent shortages.

ABC's Dr. Johnson Prescribes Higher Taxes to Get Smokers to Quit

'World News with Charles Gibson' left out second opinion: higher taxes don't lower smoking rates but do breed black markets, mob-related violence.