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Recession Never Recedes Far from News Comments

TV reports continue to raise the specter of economic troubles despite strong growth and low unemployment.

ABC Labels Litigious Food Police a 'Consumer Group'

Industry critic CSPI's lawsuit escaped critical review on 'World News Tonight'

Gores Film, Lionized by Media, A Pussycat at Box Office

Documentarys lackluster performance worse than Gigli, A Prairie Home Companion

PBS's 'Now' Charged Up About 'Foul Play' Killing Electric Car

But in reality, only a few hundred sold, despite tax credits and advertising.

Gore's Film, Lionized by Media, A Pussycat at Box Office

Documentary's lackluster performance worse than 'Gigli,' 'A Prairie Home Companion'

USA Today Hypes Student Debt Loads

Paper features grad student with more than double the average debt load of his peers.

USA Today Hypes Student Debt Loads

Paper features grad student with more than double the average debt load of his peers.

CNN Airs Glowing Review of Ethanol Boom in Iowa

Reporter Lothian leaves out how taxpayers are picking up a large part of the bill.

CBS Downplays Terrorisms Impact on Oil

BusinessWeek cited oil analysts who estimated much higher costs from terrorism.

NBC Marks Death Tax Bill's Demise with Democratic Zinger

Anchor Brian Williams left out conservative talking points and studies showing negative impact of estate tax.

ABC Rolls Out the R-word as Markets Dip Below 11,000

Reporter Stark warns a recession could be coming, ignores how well the economy is doing.

'Jobs Americans Won't Do'

USA Today Falsely Claims Record Price of Gasoline

But years ago when prices climbed, the media sometimes adjusted for inflation to show gas prices werent really all that high.

CBS Uses Immigration to Push Teacher Pay Complaint

But teachers earn above the average U.S. wage and young people are drawn to better-paying jobs by a strong economy.

Jobs Americans Wont Do

Media ran with administration catchphrase despite its obvious flaws.

A $40-Billion Scandal With a Capital D

Networks continue to downplay or skip fiasco at Democrat-run Fannie Mae.

CBS Pushes Liberal Price Gouging Storyline (Again)

Evening News favors new allegations over other reasons for high prices, ignoring FTC report that found no price manipulation.

ABC Takes a Swipe at American Auto Industry

Gibson continues media focus on declining Big Three automakers, despite other companies new factories.

The Media Love Gore All the More

Entertainment Weekly, Time praise the environmentalist laptop-wielding ninja

CBS Reports Chavezs Push for Higher Oil Prices

Other networks ignore story, continuing pattern of media apathy on South Americas socialist oil giant.

It's Easy Being Green

Tax Gave New Meaning to Long Distance

May the recently departed phone tax and all other punishing government schemes R.I.P.

CNNs Kitty Pilgrim Slams Economy

Dobbs reporter takes Treasury secretary nomination as chance to rehash attacks on Bush economy, ignore strong economic growth.

Its Easy Being Green

Whether its kayaking, going solar or harnessing the power from really natural gas, the media are fond of anything that doesnt count on oil.

Washington Post Magazine Scoffs at Global Warming Skeptics

Rival paper Washington Times, meanwhile, presents views on both sides of vigorous debate on warming and hurricane strength.

NBC Pumps Up Housing Bubble with Extreme Example

Network spotlights problems of couple paying $2,000 a month for a $129,000 house and reporter doesnt find that strange.

NY Times Sounds Downbeat on Upbeat Economy

Reporter Peters downplays strong GDP revision and hunts for signs of slowdown.

Ill See Your Price and Raise You a Quarter

Networks fret over high gas costs, yet still depict prices higher than they are.