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Networks, Once Silent on Fannie Mae, Blame Capitalism for Debacle

In 2005, 2008 TV journalists wouldn't criticize GSEs; now reporters blame deregulation, GOP.

Flake's Banking Crisis Bailout Alternative: Capital-Gains Tax Holiday

Arizona congressman and earmark hawk proposes lower taxes to improve liquidity in financial markets versus blank check.

CNN's 'Emergency Edition' Optimistic About America's Financial Future

CNN's Romans calls for end to 'overindulgence,' advocates personal responsibility for financial problems on 'In the Money.'

'World News' Cites Anti-Corporate Flicks in Banking Report

Segment includes populist angle bashing wealthy lifestyles, quotes 'Bonfire of the Vanities' and 'Wall Street.'

ABC Highlights 'Shameful Chapter' of CEO Excess; Ignores Government Role

'Good Morning America' criticizes 'hardly the soup kitchen' lifestyles of Lehman, Bear Stearns CEOs; skips Fannie, Freddie CEOs.

Capitalism: Pronounced Dead According to CNBC Analyst

Former Bloomberg bureau chief Rob Cox blames Republicans for death of free markets.

Eco-Activist: Children Amplify Emotional Effect of Alarmist Claims

Former New York Times environmental reporter criticizes market system, lack of government heavy handedness in new book: 'Poisoned Profits.'

'Today' Has No Love for Hershey's Kisses

NBC morning show rolls out another economic indicator cheaper chocolate.

ABC Negates Optimism with Men-on-the-Street

'World News' undermines expert, showcases two ordinary people to give negative view on AIG bailout.

CNBC Analysts: Wall Street Bailouts Mean 'Socialism,' 'Communists'

'Mad Money' host Cramer says government has engaged in Marxist philosophies after AIG bailout.
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