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'60 Minutes' Blames Crisis on Credit Swaps, Ignores Subprime Defaults

CBS's Kroft attacks traders, misses how overleveraging was real cause of financial turmoil.

CBS's 'Dangerous' Medicine Reporting Hard to Swallow

'Early Show' discusses new FDA regulations for cough medicine; excludes business perspective.

Time Cover Highlights Depression, But Story Downplays Threat

Editor Stengel talks up danger of 'New Hard Times' on MSNBC while article does not say 'Great Depression 2.0' can be prevented.

CNBC Anchors Question 'Crap' Added to Senate Bailout Bill

'The Call' co-host Melissa Francis finds appropriate term for 'tax extenders' added to Senate bailout legislation.

Cramer: Bailout Opponents 'Don't Know What They're Talking About'

CNBC host says economic experts calling for patience and calm in rescue package would bring about Great Depression II.

Bartiromo Says Bailout 'Not About Wall Street Firm'

CNBC host suggest Treasury secretary explain how bailout would help average Americans.

Cramer: Don't Buy Until Dow Hits 8,200

'Mad Money' host blames on politicians, policy makers for not heeding his infamous 2007 rant.

Government Bailout Profit a Myth, Says Merrill Lynch Economist

CNBC analyst cites IMF report and explains history of banking crises show they cost 13 percent of GDP.

USA Today Plays Up 'Gloomy' Attitudes with Depression Comparison

Newspaper reports poll showing 33 percent say U.S. economy is in Depression.

Senate Majority Whip Blames Greenspan for Economic Crisis

Sen. Durbin claims former Fed chief's support of Bush tax cuts and unwillingness to use regulatory authority are causes of troubled economy.
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