Economy

Fat America Throws Out Enough Food to Feed Poor Countries?

A loaded headline and illustration assumes the worst about the U.S. - but a story on wasted food in America eventually shows that some countries throw out just as much.

'Evening News:' High Gas Prices Leaving Little Girls 'High and Dry'

CBS correspondent reports higher fuel prices forcing municipal government cutbacks, including access to city swimming pools.

Lauer Prosecutes 'The People vs. Exxon' in CEO Interview

'Today' host repeats popular but faulty criticisms of oil companies in one-on-one with ExxonMobil head.

Media Make Economic Storms Out of Silver Linings

Reports of stronger economy get spun as negative.

Networks Project Economic Gloom Before Release Of Positive GDP

Technical definition says it's still not a recession, despite downbeat coverage.

McCain's 'Better Way': 'Eco-Friendly' Campaign Merchandise; Spokesman Says Not Pandering to Left

'Green' campaign items latest signal of global warming pandering as presumptive GOP nominee continues to disappoint conservative base.

CNN Wonders 'What If' Oil Hit $200 a Barrel

Segment features speculation by reporter and 'peak oil' analyst, with no counter-arguments from today's reality.

Media Find Another Housing Crisis Villain: The Builder

ABC's 'Nightline' runs segment blaming homebuilders for glut of housing in Arizona community.

NBC Off by $70 on Expert's View about $200-a-Barrel Oil

Tom Costello reports record-high predictions don't 'surprise' analyst John Kilduff, although Kilduff says oil will top out in the $130s.

Surprising Figures Don't Stop NYT From Seeing "Recession"

Milder-than-expected job losses in April nonetheless spurred a lead story shouting the loss as "powerful evidence that the United States is almost certainly now ensnared in a recession."
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