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Morning Shows Fill Up With Hype on Gas Prices

Networks emphasize $3-per-gallon prices when average price is $2.37.

Times Relies on Food Police for Comment on Healthier Products

In mostly positive free-market story, anti-industry nutritionist Marion Nestle continues criticism of innovation.

Post Blames Free Market For Starvation In Niger

Timbergs rant bypasses poverty, drought, locusts and other causes to blame greedy capitalists.

CBS Delivers A Steady Diet Of One-Sided Coverage

Network skews lawsuit story toward government and virtually ignores defendant

Networks Ignore U.S. Agreement on Global Warming

Partnership includes energy-hungry China and India, but media arent interested.

Media Find Current TV Electrifying

Stories downplay negatives, fawn over Al Gore, businessman as out to change the world.

Journal Story Describes the End of the World As We Know It

Harvard professors connection of current events to pre-World War I ignores mountains of good economic news.

FairTax Gets Unfair Interview

CNNs Soledad OBrien warns of the impending devastation of the economy with the FairTax.

Energy: Regulation and Rewards, not Freedom

Media blast oil companies, lawmakers but fail to investigate financial boost to inefficient energy source.

Times Blinded By Hazy View of Reality

Dramatically cleaner air downplayed in a story about threats to Clean Air Act because troubles remain.

Atkins Bankruptcy Stories on Low-Substance Diet

Media focus on end to a craze, but wheres the beef about how business responded with healthy lifestyle foods?

Required Reading for the Tax Revolution

FairTax would free markets, individuals from income tax.

CBS Boosts Rocket Makers

Evening News does positive story about private businesses in the space race.

Media Downplay 25 Percent Tax Promoted By Democrats

Journalists fail to link think tank study with senators connected to group that researched it.

Media Criticize Union Insurgents

Networks, major newspapers lament departure of dissidents from AFL-CIO while pro-union voices dominate coverage.

NBC Weighs In Against Businesses

Network complains that companies discriminate based on appearance.

Labor Pains: None of Your Business

Business representatives nowhere to be found in CBS, AP coverage of AFL-CIO.

CBS Talks Down the Economy with Biased Reporting

Trish Regan ignores the numbers to criticize Greenspans 'rosy forecast'.

No Shortage of Errors in Deficit Coverage

Newspapers continue faulty approach to tax cuts.

CBS dares to criticize business ethics of other companies

Network assaulted industry but didnt give them any chance to respond.

Networks will report just about anything you say if your name is Kennedy

Environmentalists claim mercury link with autism is absolutely overwhelming

Food Police Crack Down on Soda

Media treat left-wing pro-tax group as unbiased consumer advocate.

Crazy 8s: Executive Summary

Live 8, G-8 coverage cheerleads sending billions of U.S. dollars to Africa

Crazy 8s

Live 8, G-8 coverage cheerleads sending billions of U.S. dollars to Africa

Memo to Media: Gas Prices Still Far from All-time High

NYT is one of few to admit record isnt really a record.

NBC On Auto Pilot Backs Union, Ignores Carmaker

News show relies on UAW president, former autoworker and labor expert to tell a one-sided business story.

Accuracy on Leave from ABC

Network paints business-law reformers as eager to take parents away from sick kids.

Jobs Report Positive; News Reports Negative

NYT and Reuters frame positive news negatively, while others provide mixed reports or no report at all.

Two Against One in Food Fight

Balance not on the menu in NBC report on food industry.

First Class Research Receives Second Class Coverage

Networks make erroneous and incomplete reports on Womens Health Study.