Business Articles

Economist: Treat Alternative Energy Development 'Like It's World War II'

Dr. Stephen Leeb says need for alternative energy action will to require '50 or 100 Manhattan Projects' and 'trillions of dollars.'

Plagiarizing NYT Reporter Disparages Salmon Industry with Another Questioned Story

Trade association discovers writer identifies security guard as 'the port director' after having been accused of plagiarism on two occasions.

Times Dubs FAA 'First-Rate Regulator' and 'Role Model'

Newspaper says that in other regions of the world the agency is looked up to.

Media Find Another Housing Crisis Villain: The Builder

ABC's 'Nightline' runs segment blaming homebuilders for glut of housing in Arizona community.

'Nightly News' Praises 'Victory' Over Home Depot

NBC News host lauds 'great story' about small-town hardware stores outlasting big box chain.

NBC Off by $70 on Expert's View about $200-a-Barrel Oil

Tom Costello reports record-high predictions don't 'surprise' analyst John Kilduff, although Kilduff says oil will top out in the $130s.

Cindy Crawford Saves the Environment One $20 Water Bottle at a Time

Supermodel appears on ABC's 'Good Morning America' to promote green tips of the rich and famous.

Polar Bear Scare Could Maul Energy Production

Global warming alarmists, news media portray arctic beasts as victims and spokesbears, but protecting their thriving population means greatly increased federal power to control our lives.

All We Are Saying is Give Profit a Chance

'Evening News' is talkin' 'bout money drought, selling out, 'Lennon, thanks,' making bank.

'Good Morning America' Gives Only Fraction of ANWR Caribou Story

Show's weatherman warns oil exploration could endanger wildlife, though proposals for drilling would impact only 1/100th of 1 percent of the total refuge.

Report: Global Sea Ice at 'Unprecedented' Levels

April 2008 had the third highest recorded amount since records were started in 1979, contradicting media coverage of diminishing sea ice.

Huffington Compares Media to 'Pontius Pilate' on Global Warming

Left-wing Web site founder blasts media for considering skeptical perspective on 'climate crisis.'

CBS Reports Highest End of Food Costs to Emphasize Food Inflation

Grocery inflation is increasing at an annual rate of 5.3 percent, but 'Evening News' reports on food items that have increased as much as 36 percent.

Media Predictions on Unemployment and Jobs Off by Wide Margin

Economic indicators better than expected.

Fineman: 'Just Like the Dollar is Weak, American Media is Weak'

Newsweek senior Washington correspondent notes globalization of press has led to a weaker American mainstream media.

ABC: Gas Tax Break 'Great Politics, but Apparently Terrible Economics'

'World News' reports proposed gas tax holiday supported by Clinton and McCain is bad for consumers and the environment.

Weather Channel's Cullen Hopes to Push Global Warming Agenda on Weather.com

Network's 'Forecast Earth' host calls for use of Web to project the effects of climate change into the future.

CBS Calls Fidel Castro 'Revolutionary Hero,' Touts Brother's Reforms as 'New Era'

'Early Show' reports changes in Cuba as milestone toward liberalization, but restricted Communist economy remains.

After Positive GDP Growth, 'Nightly News' Unveils Negative Craigslist Indicator

CNBC's Burnett answers unexpectedly positive GDP numbers with a new economic measure.

NPR President: Climate Change to Make LA Traffic Even Worse

Kevin Klose tells global warming forum the U.S. must brace for 100 million more people and crowded roads.

Media Side with Anti-Coal Environmentalists Despite Urgent Power Needs

Reports on the industry assume coal is bad because of CO2 emissions and rely heavily on left-wing eco groups.

Couric: 'Incredible Shrinking Rebate' May Not Be Enough

CBS reports food and energy inflation will nullify the effects of 'stimulus,' while credit cards will do well.

CBS Morning Show: Middle Class 'Facing Hunger'

'Early Show' uses jobless couple as representative of middle-class families.

Ted Turner's Next Prophecy: Food Riots 'Going to be More Commonplace'

After forecasting cannibalism from global warming, media mogul-turned-U.N. Foundation chairman appears on CNBC and ties 'global climate change' to 'an ever-increasing population.'

More than 33,000 People Send Petition with 'Outrage' Over Time's Doctoring of Iwo Jima Photo

Media Research Center petition demands apology from magazine for 'offensive cover demeaning World War II vets.'

Cramer on Ethanol: 'Drop the Mandate, Prices Plummet'

CNBC host one of few journalists to connect food inflation to government intervention in market.