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Networks Look to Oil Speculators as Gas Price Scapegoat

'World News' estimates speculation adding $30 to the price of a barrel of oil, though others doubt such a big effect.

CNBC's Burnett: 'Ethanol Mafia is a Powerful Thing'

'Street Signs' host Burnett and 'Mad Money' host Cramer note corn lobby influence on Obama could keep gas prices high.

Are Ecofriendly Homes the New Prada?

New York Times predicts future bragging rights at dinner parties will consist of how 'green' your home is.

'Super Size Me' Rebuttal: Man Loses 86 Pounds on All-McDonald's Diet

'Good Morning America' segment features Virginia man who proved fast-food restaurant diets don't only result in weight gain and health problems.

CNN Brings Negative View to 'Issue #1': The Economy

New mid-day show struggles to present economic news fairly, falls into same traps as other biased media.

Professor: Gore Needs to 'Slim Down' for Environment

Claims nation's added weight equals 42 million extra people, drains resources, makes climate worse.

CBS Labels Legitimate Oil Futures Exchange a 'Dark Market'

'Evening News' blasts overseas commodity exchanges for being 'virtually unregulated' and ignores the drilling solution to curb speculation in the oil market.

CBS Praises Oil Company for $50 Million in College Aid

'Evening News' segment praises Murphy Oil for providing college funding for high school graduates of Arkansas town.

Cramer: 'Come on Man, Let Them Drill'

CNBC 'Mad Money' host lashes out at politicians for touting a 'windfall profits' tax and for not drilling domestically.

USA Today Cover Story Down on Drilling, Up on Alternative Fuels to Ease Gas Prices

Sidebars on solutions to high gas prices paint rosy picture for unproven gasoline substitutes and make drilling not seem worthwhile.
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