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Bartiromo Blasts Regulatory Environment During Banking Crisis

CNBC 'Closing Bell' co-host says 'bureaucratic' regulations that would treat private-equity firms like a bank prevent needed investment.

CNBC's Harwood: Banking Crisis Helps Democrats

Washington correspondent tells viewers banking events put focus on economy and 'not lipstick on a pig or the whole range of culture issues.'

CNBC Reporters Draw 'Scary' Comparisons between Lehman, Bear Stearns

Journalists compare 'incredibly responsible' reporting of 'feckless' Bear Sterns with 'feckless' Lehman Brothers.

NBC Features Retired Businessman Striving to Fix Urban Schools

'Nightly News' segment highlights billionaire philanthropist who has donated time and money to improving education.

CNBC: Dems Will Exploit Sex Scandal to Stop Oil Drilling

Media editor predicts Obama will use Interior Department scandal to prevent opening off-limits federal land for energy exploration.

Energy Analyst Forecasts $300 Oil by 2015

Weeden & Co. expert says OPEC production cuts will send prices soaring.

CNN Parrots Dems on Republicans and Economy

Cable network promotes negative economic news; wrongly accuses GOP of avoiding the issue.

Greenspan: Recession Still '50 Percent or More' Likely

Former Fed chair tells CNBC's 'Closing Bell' recession more likely than not, predicts inflation after economic 'crisis.'

Media Error Causes Steep Loss for United Airlines

2002 story about airline's bankruptcy leads to Wall Street panic shares fall as low as a penny.

CBS Squeezes in Bad Economic News before McCain Speech

'Evening News' finds time for 'disappointing' employment and retail figures, but ignored good GDP news Obama's night.
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