Energy

Rising Gas Prices Linked to Obama Drilling Ban in Just 1% of Evening News Stories

Since BP spill, anti-oil policy has been cited in only 3 network gasoline price reports.

Despite Huge Fuel Cost Increases, Networks Criticize Airfare Hikes

Media reports suggest fuel prices are an excuse, show little sympathy for concept of profit.

Finally: Bloomberg BusinessWeek Adds Balance to Media Coverage of Chevron/Ecuador Dispute

Magazine's 'Jungle Justice' story gives extensive treatment of both sides of protracted legal battle.

No Nukes: How Three Mile Island was Disaster for Media Credibility

More than 30 years later, nuclear accident shows how media hype can make a bad situation far worse.

Networks Link Bush to 'Skyrocketing' Gas Prices 15 Times More Than Obama

Mideast unrest has sent pump prices up rapidly, but networks mention GOP president in more gas reports than today.

Foreign Unrest Raises Energy Worries, but Media Put Down Coal

Broadcast news emphasizes industry accidents nearly 80 percent of the time; ignore EPA and Obama attacks on U.S. industry.

Flashback: As EPA Approves E15, Remember the Media's Infatuation with Ethanol

Ethanol was touted as 'wave of the future,' hyped as 'easy solution' for energy independence.

New York Times Buries Admission of Self Interest in Chevron Story

Not until 24th paragraph does paper admit it supported court brief against oil giant.

Gas Prices Back Above $3, Networks Don't Question Obama Policies

Gas prices are "soaring" again, crossing the $3-a-gallon threshold on Dec. 23 for the first time since Oct. 17, 2008. Back then the benchmark was a relief as prices plunged from the highest price ...

Economist Bjorn Lomborg's New Film Says 'Cool It' to Warming Scare Tactics

'The Skeptical Environmentalist' calls for rational climate change debate, policies.
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