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Nightline Separates Fact from Fiction on Bird Flu

But two months earlier ABCs Avila featured a doctor who warned of a 50 percent death rate from virus.

Who Likes High Gas Prices?

NY Times Shivers at Cooling Housing Market

Negative spin emphasizes cooling prices rather than benefits of a buyers market in residential real estate.

Dont Ask Post If Galbraith Was Left-Wing

Paper avoids labeling economist in one tribute, lionizes him as a liberal intellectual in another.

ABC Hypes Rising Jet Fuel Cost as Memorial Day Travel Approaches

But air travel may increase with higher gas prices while airfares could keep airlines afloat, say experts.

No More Blood for Oil

ABC shows man giving blood to pay for gasoline.

CBS Didnt Do Homework on Teachers Gas Price Story

Three years ago the same woman said she could only afford her job thanks to her military pension.

CBSs Julie Chen Bubbly with Praise for CSPI Soda Ban

Interview fell flat with softball questions, no mention of liberal groups lawsuit.

Week Before Fatal Contact, ABC Leads with Bird Flu Plan

But network passed up the story when Washington Post broke it weeks earlier.

Networks Ignore Greedy Gas Grab By Bolivian Socialists

Media continue criticizing American Big Oil while leaving Venezuela, Bolivia unaddressed.

Econ 101: Counting on the Government

Why does everyone expect the president and Congress to fix gas prices?

Who Likes High Gas Prices?

Not everyone is crying all the way to the pump.

Ignoring Growth, Eyeing Gas Gauge

ABC Medical Journalist Has a Fever

And the only prescription is more regulation.

CBS Kicks Off Another Road Trip on Gas Prices

Competitor ABC notes that prices are nowhere near record highs

CNNs Serwer: Bush Isnt Getting Word Out on Hot Economy

But the business contributor has frequently done his part to emphasize the negative.

Has the Fat Lady Sung?

ABC News urges common sense, parenting in watching childrens weight.

Bashing Big Oil, CBS Still Downplays Hugo Chavezs Use of Oil Profits

Evening News reporter uses Citgo station owner to attack oil companies, while ABC offers a more accurate perspective.

Should We Worry About China-U.S. Trade?

Should We Worry About China-U.S. Trade?

Media Again Ignore Consumer Confidence Highs

Networks leave out good news that high gas prices arent hurting confidence in the economy.

Media Attack Executive Pay, Hide Effort to Seal Their Own Compensation Records

Networks focus on staggering pay and pensions for Exxon and other corporate CEOs, even as media companies fight SEC rule on disclosing high salaries.

CNNs OBrien: Maybe We Could Have More Gas Taxes

American Morning host wants motorists to pay Uncle Sam more at the pump.

NBC: Chicken Farms Shield U.S. Poultry from Avian Flu

In a departure from hype, reporter Tom Costello says American poultry pandemic highly unlikely.

Blogger Who Blamed Halliburton for Iraq Rains on U.S. Economys Parade

David Wallechinsky gives gloomy look at American dream in weekend magazine.

Ethanols Role in Higher Gasoline Prices Not News

Networks seem to be waking up to pricing effects, though free-market critics of the alternative fuel have issued this warning for years.

CNN Reporter: Union Strike Would Have Locked Up My Kids Bikes

Business contributor Andy Serwer shares how a doorman strike in NYC would have affected him.

Post Reports Global Warming Wont Be As Devastating As Predicted

After hinting that Earth could follow Venus in a warming trend, The Washington Post includes a new study that calms climate change rhetoric.

In the Midst of Warnings, Life Expectancy Increases

Positive story a welcome respite from fear-mongering on obesity and bird flu.