Energy

ABC, NBC Drill BP on Pipeline Corrosion

Both networks cited liberal critics but excluded information from the company's news conference just a day earlier.

ABC: Gas Prices Too High? Don't Just Drive On By

Reporter urges viewers to report price gouging after pipeline shutdown, but neglects to mention actual gouging is rare and that high gas prices help prevent shortages.

CBS Hints at More Regulation for the Power Industry

But energy experts point to regulation as the cause for existing problems.

NBC Repeats Incorrect Claim That Gas At 'All-Time High'

Lundberg Survey is three cents higher than AAA but below September high and inflation-adjusted record.

Networks Include Fear Premium in Oil Coverage

Warnings of $4/gallon gas abound from oil traders on network news, while Congressional moves toward domestic oil go largely unnoticed.

Networks Insist Oil Is at 'Record High'

Reporters finally give geopolitical factors strong place influencing price; but adjusted for inflation, oil is still $10 below 1981 peak.

ABC Perplexed at High Demand for High-Priced Gas

Network's reporters ignore analysis that shows prices are reasonable when adjusted for inflation, personal income.

CNN's Lee Pumps Up Gas Price

Business reporter errs in saying Americans are paying a penny less than the 'all-time high.'

Networks That Praise Gates, Bashed Oil Firms

Same media outlets that attacked oil companies for success compliment Microsoft, a more profitable corporation.

PBS's 'Now' Charged Up About 'Foul Play' Killing Electric Car

But in reality, only a few hundred sold, despite tax credits and advertising.
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