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'World News' Shows High Energy Prices Boost U.S. Manufacturing

ABC finds silver-lining in expensive fuel: Higher international shipping costs make domestic labor more competitive.

Networks Look to Oil Speculators as Gas Price Scapegoat

'World News' estimates speculation adding $30 to the price of a barrel of oil, though others doubt such a big effect.

CNBC's Burnett: 'Ethanol Mafia is a Powerful Thing'

'Street Signs' host Burnett and 'Mad Money' host Cramer note corn lobby influence on Obama could keep gas prices high.

Are Ecofriendly Homes the New Prada?

New York Times predicts future bragging rights at dinner parties will consist of how 'green' your home is.

Newsweek: Anti-Drilling Obama 'More in Touch with Voters' on Energy

Fineman cites poll findings: Obama ahead of McCain by 14 percent on 'energy,' but other polls show a majority of Americans favor drilling offshore and in ANWR.

ABC, NBC Claim Link between Iowa Floods and Global Warming

Networks cite NOAA scientist making flood and climate change connection, although he's been making those claims for 13 years.

Lou Dobbs: Bush Should Be Impeached for Salmonella Outbreak

CNN host says leadership in 'sorry condition' and inability to 'protect the American consumer' is 'sufficient reason to impeach a president.'

CBS Blames Economy for High School's Pregnancy 'Boom'

'Evening News' links story of 17 expectant teens to 'economic depression.'

CBSNews.com Pulls Story Making Quake/Climate Link Claim

Site says it's AP, AP says it isn't ours; story identical to 'ubercrackpot' scientist's press release.

'Super Size Me' Rebuttal: Man Loses 86 Pounds on All-McDonald's Diet

'Good Morning America' segment features Virginia man who proved fast-food restaurant diets don't only result in weight gain and health problems.

Dobbs Blasts 'Intellectually Challenged' FDA Again

Reporting on the FDA's salmonella response for a second time, host once again flexes his protectionist and xenophobic arm.

'Evening News' Attacks 'Controversial' $200 Burger

CBS refers to Burger King offering as 'grotesque on a bun' and cites left-wing advocacy group, but downplays that fact that proceeds go to charity.

CNN Brings Negative View to 'Issue #1': The Economy

New mid-day show struggles to present economic news fairly, falls into same traps as other biased media.

Smoking Drug Chantix Blamed for Problems in Supposed 'Human Drug Experiment'

ABC News slams the VA and Pfizer for distributing a drug to veterans to help them quit smoking.

Professor: Gore Needs to 'Slim Down' for Environment

Claims nation's added weight equals 42 million extra people, drains resources, makes climate worse.

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry, for Tomorrow We Die

Forget the first three, as media keep viewers afraid of their own shadow.

'World News:' Banks 'Deceived' Borrowers into Overextending Themselves

ABC segment accuses lenders of preying on homeowners, giving borrowers a pass on personal responsibility.

CBS Labels Legitimate Oil Futures Exchange a 'Dark Market'

'Evening News' blasts overseas commodity exchanges for being 'virtually unregulated' and ignores the drilling solution to curb speculation in the oil market.

Dobbs Blames 'Moronic' Salmonella Response on President Bush and 'His FDA'

CNN's resident protectionist rails against the FDA for handling of tomato issue, calling its leaders 'incompetents.'

Meteorologist Says Money Behind Warming Alarmism 'Can Corrupt Anybody'

Cullen adversary argues he knows only one broadcast meteorologist who is 'on the global warming bandwagon.'

CBS Praises Oil Company for $50 Million in College Aid

'Evening News' segment praises Murphy Oil for providing college funding for high school graduates of Arkansas town.

Forget Facts, Media Sell Same-Sex 'Marriage' with Emotion

The societal ramifications offer our friends in the press quite a lot to write about, if they'd just take off those party hats.

CNN: Economist Predicts 'Game Over' Because of Rising Oil Costs

'Your $$$$$' discusses impact of high oil prices and 'biggest fear' that prices will drop.

Cramer: 'Come on Man, Let Them Drill'

CNBC 'Mad Money' host lashes out at politicians for touting a 'windfall profits' tax and for not drilling domestically.

CNBC Touts Gay Marriage as California's Economic Savior

'Squawk on the Street' segment praises court decision for potential of miniscule financial impact on ailing state.

Lack of New Drilling Blamed on Oil Companies

Maryland congressman tells CNN off-limits oil areas shouldn't be opened to exploration because other lands where oil can't be recovered 'are sitting idle.'

USA Today Cover Story Down on Drilling, Up on Alternative Fuels to Ease Gas Prices

Sidebars on solutions to high gas prices paint rosy picture for unproven gasoline substitutes and make drilling not seem worthwhile.

'Early Show' Tells Us How to Live 'the Right Way in the 21st Century'

Show highlights green living, promoting Planet Green documentary.