Business Articles

'World News' Portrays Financially Overstretched Family as Underdogs

Staten Island couple earning less than $30,000 a year defaulted on $335,000 mortgage, but depicted as prey of 'predatory lenders.'

CNN Business Reporter Links Rising Corn Costs to Ethanol

Ali Velshi says government mandated ethanol has led to increase in commodities prices and the cost of the food on your table.

Specter: Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research after 2010

Senior Pennsylvania senator says federal funding is 'not a matter of whether, but when.'

CBS Omits Skepticism of Homeowner Bailout Plan

'Evening News' acts as if mortgage rescue package is taxpayers' duty since 'the government helped rescue Bear Stearns.'

CNBC's Cramer: Job Brings 'A Lot of Death Threats'

'Mad Money' host says criticism of some stocks upsets people enough for him to call police.

'Today' Teaches History, Shows Light at End of Recession Tunnel

NBC morning show assumes economy is in recession, compares current conditions to 1973, 1987 and 2001.

ABC Rides with Foreclosure Police for Economic Heartbreak Report

'Good Morning America's' Mike von Fremd reports on law enforcement having to compel homeowners in foreclosure to leave.

Gore Campaigns to Win Over 'Tiny, Tiny Minority'

$300-million propaganda launch gets a complete pass from supportive media.

Time Bashes Ethanol, Calls It 'Clean Energy Scam'

Magazine takes environmentalist position against corn fuel, says consequences of biofuel craze such as rain forest destruction 'could haunt the planet for generations.'

Media Pit 'Main Street' Against Wall Street

Theme emphasizes a divide between rich and poor, evokes John Edwards's 'two Americas.'

ABC News: Weight Discrimination is 'Spiraling Upward'

Story on network's Web site claims 'weight-ism more widespread than racism,' blames business and attacks personal responsibility.

Blumenthal Claims Inside Knowledge that McCain Flirted with Leaving GOP

Clinton campaign adviser points to presumptive GOP nominee's positions on torture, taxes, global warming, tobacco and health care as evidence.

Network Morning Shows Celebrate 'April Fuel's Day' Bashing 'Big Oil'

Journalists draw parallels between higher gas prices and tax breaks for oil companies on day of congressional hearing.

Schumer Has Praise for Paulson's Regulatory Restructuring Plan

Democratic New York senator tells CNBC's Erin Burnett that Paulson's plan is 'a good foundation.'

'This Week': George Will vs. The World on Housing Bailout

Lone conservative, free-market voice George Will faces off against liberals Robert Reich, Donna Brazile and Paul Krugman.

$2,500 Richer, But Renter Still A Foreclosure Victim

'Evening News' reports on family paid to leave, but that gripes about having to move.

'60 Minutes' Gives Gore Softball Interview to Launch $300-Million Propaganda Campaign

Former vice president calls global warming skeptics moon-landing deniers and flat earthers.

NBC Puts Singulair Worries in Perspective While CBS Warns Viewers

'Early Show' warns of suicide risk for asthma/allergy drug; 'Today' stresses consumer caution.

Obama as President: Iraq Pullout, Nationalized Health Care and Going Green

Democratic presidential hopeful tells 'The View' his top three priorities as nation's commander-in-chief.

Flight Cancellations Lead to Morning Show Contrast on Airlines

'American Morning' warns airlines might 'cut corners' on safety; 'Good Morning America' says the system is working properly.

Media Accuse Cancer Research of 'Concealing' Funding

Study published in The New England Journal of Medicine rejected by media because of funding, not science.

ABC's Cuomo Goes after Credit Cards

'Good Morning America' highlights student who 'didn't understand' the fees added to her card balance.

Networks Hype Eroding Beaches, Breaking Icebergs

NBC and CBS blame volatility of coastlines and rise in sea level on global warming.

Former NYT Editor Says Murdoch A Threat to NY Times

Raines warns 'our civil life depends' on keeping newspaper safe from out-performing, Wall Street Journal

NBC's Mitchell Ignores Causes of Housing Woes

Network's chief foreign affairs correspondent and wife of former Fed Chief Greenspan seeks answers to housing crisis in Democrats' plans.

'Clean Air' Pioneer Predicts Carbon Cap-and-Trade Within Two Years

Environmental Defense Fund director says carbon cap inevitable based on the three remaining presidential choices.

Too Little, Too Late - Media Discover Mercury in Fluorescent Bulbs

Journalists' beloved 'eco-friendly' lights now considered more dangerous than originally thought, after government mandate required their use.

The Real Gas Threat - from OPEC

Americans worried about gas prices should look overseas to the supply-controlling cartel. Here's a peek inside.