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Cramer Slams Government Over Fannie, Freddie Mismanagement

'Mad Money' host decries lack of oversight after GSE stocks plummet on Barrons article warning of federal takeover.

ABC, CBS Praise Return and 'Reverse' of Harry & Louise

Broadcast networks incorrectly suggest famous opponents of universal health care now support expansion of government.

The Nanny State Diaries

Nine of the most business-hurting, freedom-hating and logic-bending regulations and bans on the books - and how the media love them.

The Nanny State Diaries

ABC Treats Rise in Consumer Confidence as Bad News

Network pretends only solution to inflation is job losses.

Media Ignore Obama's 'Economic Disaster' Declaration

Democratic presidential candidate blasts McCain's criticism of his tax plan with hyperbole; media gloss over exaggerations.

CBS Highlights Southwest's Smart Business Practices

'Evening News' shows how discount carrier maintained profitable streak through oil hedging and simplified business model.

CNBC's Cramer: Media Wrong on Causes of Oil Prices

'Mad Money' host says supply and demand responsible, not minor global incidents often reported by media, traders.

Oops: CNN Contributor Gets Oil Estimate Wrong By 19 Billion Barrels

Writer Steve Hargreaves tells viewers exploration and drilling would have a 'negligible' difference because there are 'maybe a million barrels offshore.'

Not Green: NBC Beijing Olympic Set Air Conditioned -- Outdoors

'Green is Universal' network that dimmed set to push eco-programming gives cold shoulder to Chinese weather.

CNBC Anchor: Obama Relies on 'The Almighty Ronald Reagan' about Taxes

Caruso-Cabrera knocks Democratic campaign for 'dump(ing) all over the Republicans,' but citing GOP president to support economic plans.

Ellen to Wed Portia; What about DOMA?

The Hollywood same-sex nuptials give the media a tremendous opportunity to address the issue of same-sex 'marriage,' the Defense of Marriage Act and Democratic support of California's gay marriage ...

CNBC Anchor Ask Obama Advisor 'What Would Milton (Friedman) Do?'

Obama advisor who teaches where Friedman one taught attempts to defend raising taxes on 'Squawk Box.'

ABC's Gibson Guilts Exxon CEO

'World News' anchor ignores business principles, presses Rex Tillerson on 'why people are fed up, angry, indeed disgusted with the oil companies.'

CNN: Plastic Surgery Under the Knife Because of Economy

'American Morning' warns economic downturn has led to decline of cosmetic procedures.

Govt's 4-Day Work Week Doesn't Work

The media embrace a shorter work week without regard to taxpayers.

Climate-Change Games

China's use of force to solve Olympic-sized pollution problems may be preview of cap-and-trade policies.

Network News Barely Considers Nuclear Option

Media outlets mostly ignore easy energy solution even when brought up by candidates, despite the nation's urgent power needs.

McGovern Criticizes News 'Saturation' of Democratic Primary

Former presidential candidate says increasing media competition bad for politics; calls Iraq war 'as popular as AIDS.'

FCC Commissioner: Return of Fairness Doctrine Could Control Web Content

McDowell warns reinstated powers could play in net neutrality debate, lead to government requiring balance on Web sites.

Post Drills Holes in Arguments Against Offshore Oil

Editorial tackles three 'myths' used by groups like NRDC to oppose American energy.

Only 25 Percent See Global Warming Threat

ABC poll finds few Americans see climate change as environment's biggest threat, more trust business than government to address problems.

Pence: Republican Protesters 'Don't Need' 'Mainstream Media'

Congressmen dismiss necessity of network TV coverage; call on McCain to help drilling cause.

'Evening News' Declares Imminent Death of Suburbia

Segment repeats 15-year-old claims by doom-and-gloom author who wrongly predicted Dow crash, Y2K disasters.

Olbermann, Post Columnist Mock GOP House Energy Protest

MSNBC host and guest dismiss possibility that challenge to congressional inaction could impact oil prices.

CBS Morning Show Links Foreclosures to West Nile Virus

'Early Show' says abandoned homes with neglected pools may be 'breeding ground' for disease-carrying mosquitoes.

MSNBC Host Says McCain Joke 'Perpetuates' Energy Problems

Witt defends Obama's exaggeration on saving gas, encourages McCain to 'leave it alone.'

NBC Reverses on GM Due to Success in China

Network praises American manufacturer's sales in China, ignores previous criticism of carmaker over global warming.

Possible VP Pick Pawlenty: Per Mile Tax Might Replace Gas Tax

Minnesota governor expresses concerns over diminishing revenue and sees tracking travel as possible solution.