Business Articles

U.S. vs. Oil Refiners: Are Profits Justified?

Washington Post pits motorists against profit-guzzler oil companies.

Times Claims Climate of Secrecy Adds to Medical Costs

Collusion between doctors and manufacturers blamed, but paper leaves out standard realities of the marketplace.

Post Calls Left-Wing Organization a Consumer Group

Latest story part of a trend with newspaper to depict leftist associations as neutral.

ABC Reporter Portrays Union as Victim, Delphi as Villain

Reynolds ignored Delphis $76-an-hour wages and $400-million per year spent on laid-off workers.

143 Million Cheeseburgers Short of Paradise

ABC misstated goal for weight loss by supersized amount.

Networks Dump Coal on Wal-Marts Christmas

Morning shows ignore the union-based assault at the core of companys troubles.

Economic Growth Report Gets a Few Paragraphs

Papers call strong GDP weaker than expected, hide news in briefs.

If Inflation Falls in the Forest

If we listened to the media, no one would have heard the biggest price decline in 56 years.

Times Touts Record U.S. Emissions, Ignores Failure of Other Nations

Canada, a Kyoto Treaty country, did worse than the America. in cutting greenhouse gases.

Boo-Hoo Economics

With the medias steady stream of tears for a strong economy, its no wonder so many Americans think were in a recession.

If Inflation Falls in the Forest...

Times Ignores Cost of Union Strike for Commuters, City

Focusing on workers dignity, reporters ignore cost of strike, generous pay for workers.

Hit by a Clue-by-Four

Dobbs pleads ignorance on free trade and economic growth.

U.S. Economy Again Defies Media Pessimism

December CPI numbers counter dire inflation predictions from the media.

CBSs Axelrod Heats Up Energy Price By One-Third

Reporter hypes cost increase but doesnt mention industry is recovering faster than expected.

Harvard Professor Deflates In the Money

Clinton-era Treasury official dismisses housing bubble talk, notes home values have not declined since the Great Depression.

Papers Spin Scuffle over Study Data into Knockout for Merck Opponents

USA Today, NY Times portray a five-year-old glitch as new evidence against company.

Syriana: Realism or a Left-Wing Assault on Oil?

Media go to the well to promote anti-American movie and warn against perils of capitalism.

Coverage of Wal-Mart Movies Lopsided

Media focus on criticism of retailer, picking up themes of anti-store documentary instead of pro-market film.

Post Practices Boo-Hoo Economics

Reporter Decries Cost of Tax Cuts with Flawed Study and Bad Economics

CNNs Andy Serwer 180

Reporters housing bubble lasts two minutes on American Morning.

More Hot Air: Executive Summary

Networks Link Global Warming to Increase in Hurricanes

More Hot Air

Networks Link Global Warming to Increase in Hurricanes

A Whale of a Tale

The media perpetuated outrageous economic myths throughout the year.

Econ 101: Has the Economy Been Good or Bad?

Despite media reports, the U.S. economy isnt on the naughty list this year and heres why