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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.

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Boondoggle, Bias, Bailout & Billions

It took six years for government sponsored enterprises Fannie and Freddie to cost taxpayers billions.

CNN, Time Give Traction to Obama's Tire Exaggeration

Journalists use stretched data and low oil estimates in defense of Democratic presidential candidate's air pressure substitute for drilling.

Oil War: The Media Crusade

Oil War: The Media Crusade

Broadcast journalists have attacked oil industry for years over 'mind-boggling' profits, wanting to expand drilling and for funding global warming 'contrarians.'

Time to Bury Fannie & Freddie, Not Praise Them

Taxpayers shouldn't have to pay for corruption, bad business decisions and lobbying.

House GOP Invites McCain to Join Protest; Challenges Pelosi to Stop Them

Republican congressman says presidential candidate welcome to speak on floor and credits bloggers for getting the word out.

CBS Favors Obama in Segment on Candidates' Energy Proposals

Report suggests GOP nominee McCain is 'in the pocket of big oil,' barely questions Democrat's plan.

CNBC Blog Credits Obama with Oil Drop

Author claims victory could knock $40 a barrel off cost, but he's a Democrat donor and other experts disagree.

ABC Joins CSPI Attack on Restaurants

'Good Morning America' reports liberal activists' hit piece on kids menus, ignores parents' responsibility to care for children.

A Year Later -- CNBC's Cramer Called It

Network's resident loose cannon and 'Mad Money' host ranting predictions came true at least in part.

WaPo's Pearlstein Writes Obituary for Capitalism

Columnist claims free-markets have failed to deliver 'safety, fairness, economic security and environmental sustainability.'

NBC Slams Exxon's 'Out of Line' Profits

'Nightly News' and 'Today' team up to attack oil earnings, ignore billions of dollars in taxes paid.

BusinessWeek 'Recession Blog' Inactive a Whole Month as GDP Jumps 1.9 Percent

Posts few and far between three months after magazine debuts 'stories of how individuals are coping with the downturn.'

Kerry: 'Al-Qaida Leadership is More Capable of Attacking Today' than on 9/11

Senator proposes $7.5 billion in 'non-military' aid; says 'winning the war of ideas' against al-Qaida important to climate change, AIDS.

Pelosi: San Fran 'Mischaracterized' by Right as 'Out of Mainstream'

House Speaker claims 'exploiters' villainize city because they don't want to nation to follow lead in 'living wage,' health care and environmental 'value.'

USA Today: Fewer Economists Expect Recession

Poll shows number of economists diagnosing a recession has dropped from 67 percent to 51 percent since April.

Second Minimum Wage Hike Not 'Enough' for the Media

Journalists from broadcast networks, CNN and AP inflate number of minimum-wage workers and complain wages still aren't high enough.

'World News' Promotes Food Police Attack on Marketing

Segment insists characters brainwash kids into eating unhealthy foods, says voluntary standards 'aren't nearly good enough.'