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'World News' Criticizes Faith-Based Financial Adviser for Being Anti-Debt

Anchor Dan Harris says following Howard Dayton's Christian financial advice might mean 'radical belt-tightening.'

New Republic Editor: McCain Could Be 'Nixon-to-China' on Global Warming

Liberal magazine's Foer says stance on climate has 'virtues', but he must cope with conservative 'lunatics' in base.

CNBC's Burnett Says Low January Jobs Number 'Misunderstood'

'Street Signs' anchor tells viewers the Labor Department's 'businesses dying estimate' always happens in January.

BusinessWeek Champions Case Against Free Trade

Article highlights all the reasons to oppose globalization in America.

Ex-Clinton Adviser Gergen: Economic Stimulus May Be 'Far Too Little'

Gergen appears on CNN following SOTU address to criticize Bush's grasp of the economy and stimulus proposal.

A Tale of Two Cramers: CNBC Host Does Complete Reversal on Market Outlook

'Mad Money' host Jim Cramer predicts financial stocks will make 'a fortune' and there will be a 'housing shortage a year from now.'

Curry: Environmental Responsibility Means Paying More

'Today' host acknowledges higher costs of 'green-friendly' products while slamming businesses for 'misleading' claims.

Couric Calls CBS Business Reporter Mason the 'Grim Reaper'

'Evening News' business correspondent so rarely finds anything good to say about the U.S. economy that even anchor notices.

Slate.com Editor-in-Chief's Diagnosis: Bush Has a Learning Disability

Former Newsweek reporter doesn't;accept the idea that we invaded Iraq to secure supplies of oil.'

'American Morning' Gives the Super Bowl 'a Pass' for Consumers 'Feeling the Pinch'

CNN features a woman who lost her job, but tells reporter she would buy a high-ticket item 'at a good sale price.'

ElectionWatch: Hey Big Spender! Media Fail to Report Cost of Campaign Promises

Network coverage of presidential campaigns ignores the high price tag of many candidates' proposals for taxpayers.

Which Candidate Will Pay the Most for My Vote?

Media encourage people to view themselves as victims of the economy, looking for handouts from the next president.

MSNBC's Matthews Blames Higher Gold Prices on Ailing Bush Economy

'Hardball' host forgets how it was like when he worked for Jimmy Carter.

ABC Interprets Lower McDonald's Sales as Recession Indicator

Golodryga: 'If Americans are saying goodbye to fast food, could we be saying hello to a recession?'

The Underreported View - 'The Economy Is Fine'

Newsweek cover story 'The U.S. Economy Faces the Guillotine' gives a bleak one-sided view ... but what media outlet doesn't?

Countrywide CEO Gives Up $37.5 Million; 'American Morning' Complains It's Not 'Fair'

Anchor Kiran Chetry says CEO severance package agreed to by company's boards of directors a 'disconnect with Main Street.'

'Nightly News': 36 Miles a Gallon Not Quite Good Enough

Gas mileage of the Smart Car doesn't impress anchor Lester Holt, says 'it should be getting 50 to 60 miles a gallon.'

CNN's Willis Teams Up with Jon Stewart to Bemoan Recession

Comedy Central host suggest economic turnaround will take two decades; CNN financial analyst says recession is a sure bet.

Bernanke Critics and Rate-Cut Proponents Quiet after French Banking Scandal

SocGen fraud may have caused European stock market fall that inspired Fed's emergency rate cut last week; Economist: 'There is way too much panic.'

NBC's Lauer 'On the Prowl for Victims' in Environmental Crusade

'Today' host accosts shoppers at Manhattan grocery store to berate them about using plastic and paper bags.

Networks Cheer: 'The Check Is in the Mail,' 'Cash Is on the Way'

Coverage is not concerned with the cost to taxpayers, but if checks can be cut in time and whether recipients will spend or save their 'rebates.'

NY Times Touts New FDA Regulations, Ignores Industry

Report on new FDA requirements for experimental drug testing ignores possibility of higher costs, includes no industry input.

'Evening News' Report Warns of More (and Your) Unemployment

Despite gloomy prognosis of the economy, unemployment is not at recessionary levels.

ElectionWatch: ABC's Donaldson: Economy 'Going in the Dumper'; Likens Obama to a 'Kewpie Doll'

Former reporter and 'World News Sunday' anchor advises Democratic candidates what issues to focus on and explains why he yelled down Reagan.

'Today' Lights Up Your Life with Puff Piece on Replacing Bulbs

Vieira changes one light bulb in her house, praises government mandate for compact fluorescents, and forgets to mention her big boss profits from their sale.

Econ 101: What does 'Recession' Mean?

We don't even know we've been in one until we're out.

'World News' Spreads 'Main Street' Fear with Worst-Case Investing Scenario

Report emphasizes potential losses from investing at the market peak last October.

Media Stimulate Recession and Tax Rebate Frenzy by Twisting Fed Chairman's Words

Networks report Bernanke 'confirmed recession fears' even though he specifically said he is 'not forecasting recession.'