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M.I.T. Scientists: Warming Will Actually Reduce Number of Hurricanes

American Meteorological Society report contradicts claim tropical activity increases due to climate change.

CNN Omits Democrats' Efforts to Prevent Drilling Vote

'American Morning' call Democrat majority's refusal to have an up-or-down vote on offshore drilling a 'partisan standoff.'

CNN Host: Obama's Anti-Free Trade Position 'Does Not Go Down Well' with Europe

Christiane Amanpour says senator's position is at odds with European officials that want 'globalization.'

Morning Show Fuels Countertop Cancer Fears

'The Early Show' says countertops could be dangerous but does not include representatives from industry.

Stern on XM/Sirius Merger: 'I Will Never Vote For a Democrat Again'

Satellite radio talk show star cites 'gangsterism,' 'communism' for holding up deal.

CNBC's Burnett Gives Schumer Free Pass on IndyMac Bank Run

'Street Signs' host claims senior senator from New York 'wishes he was powerful enough as being able to cause a run on a bank.'

'Evening News' Praises $25-Billion GSE Bailout

CBS report ignores long-term consequences of bill and calls a rise in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac stock an endorsement from Wall Street.

Lou Dobbs: Free Market Advocates 'Should Be Pilloried'

CNN host blasts administration; calls free traders 'ignorant, hypocritical, sanctimonious' in wake of potential Fannie bailout.

IndyMac Attack

Networks see IndyMac failure as sign of catastrophe on the horizon, but fail to offer historical context or real reasons for downfall.

USA Today: Bad Economy Forcing People into Therapy

Newspaper claims Americans spending money on therapy because they are stressed about finances.

Dobbs Still Blames Bush for Salmonella

CNN keeps the heat on administration and imports for outbreak though the FDA is still unsure of source.

'World News' Clues in on Doubling Corn Prices, Ignores Culprit

Whodunit: Congress, in the Capitol, with the Ethanol Mandate

'Early Show' Swallows 'Latte Effect' as Economic Guide

CBS advises viewers to limit 'little indulgences' in 'struggling economy' with potential $40,000 annual savings.

Boxer Unwilling to Compromise on ANWR Drilling

California senator would not open up Alaskan lands to oil exploration, even in exchange for investments in 'reusable energy.'

Networks on Overblown Tomato Scare: Oops!

Morning shows acknowledge damage to tomato industry but set sights on new target.

Time Editor: America Has 'Appetite for Big Government'

But respondents say they're responsible for their own finances.

Picture Imperfect: Media Gas 'Tax' Hikes Cost 32 Cents in June

ABC, NBC show images of 'whopping' gasoline prices higher than the national average every time for entire week.

ABC Reports: Good News from Wall Street!

'Good Morning America' has some positive news about the economy for the first time in a while, as tech companies see earnings.

ABC, NBC Say Economy Is Having Opposite Effects on Divorce Rates

NBC says economy is keeping marriages together; ABC says it's splitting them up.

ABC Hypes IndyMac Panic For Third Day Straight

'Good Morning America' continues to feed hysteria over bank failures.

Media Ignore Pro-Family Protest of McDonald's 'Hate' Smear

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19 Times Bigger than Enron, and the Networks Didn't See It Coming

Cooking the books but protected by powerful politicians, the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac financial crisis was seen a mile away by print media, but mostly overlooked by networks.

Econ 101: Is the Fed a Source of Our Economic Problems?

A look at how the Federal Reserve works, and its effects on the economy, reveals the source of many of today's issues.

'Nightly News' Finds Green Lining in High Gas Price Cloud

NBC reporter promotes high gas prices as a positive because they are forcing Americans to find ways to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Senator Calls Fannie/Freddie Bailout GOP 'Socialism'

Sen. Jim Bunning labels Bear Stearns rescue 'amateur socialism' compared to latest government move.

Former Shell CEO Blasts Government for Restricting Free Market

John Hofmeister tells CNBC short-term vision on energy from Washington leaders is costing Americans.

Media Feed Hysteria over Indymac Failure

ABC and CBS play up run on the bank, warning of more closings.

CNN: Want a Balanced Budget? No Tax Cuts for You!

'Your $$$$$' puts McCain's promises under the microscope, while glossing over Obama's.

Barney Frank Opposes Offshore Drilling For Fishing Industry

Connecticut congressman tells CNBC oil exploration would harm integral part of his district's economy, but ignores economic boost drilling provides in Louisiana.