Health

Choking Freedom of Choice: Policing Soda, French Fries, Smoking?

Guests on FNC raise health questions: To what extent should government coerce people into healthy lifestyles?

Networks Tell One Side of Health Care Story: Obama's

Reports on president's meeting with health care industry and potential 'reform' leave out critics, free-market solutions.

ABC, NBC Hype CSPI's Left-Wing Anti-Restaurant Study

Evening newscasts push Center for Science in the Public Interest study about killer salt, downplay individual responbility for food choices.

CNN's Rick Sanchez Assails Food Industry

'Conversation' host interviews former FDA chief who claims food consumers being 'manipulated;' leaves out counterargument.

ABC Medical Editor Calms Down Media's Flu Coverage

Dr. Timothy Johnson tells viewers virus may not be as 'lethal' as feared; calls out overreacting media.

Media Latch on to Swine Flu 'Pandemic'

National news goes hog wild with influenza stories but barely discusses Bush preparations; need for border security.

'World News' Tars Smithfield in Swine Flu Segment

ABC correspondent Jeffrey Kofman attacks pork company farm for environmental impact without directly connecting it to the flu strain.

AP Sensationalism: Worst-Case Scenario, Pandemic Will Claim 2 Million Americans

Associated Press story trots out hypothetical circumstances of full-scale pandemic that would claim the lives of about 2 percent of those infected.

Zandi Mongers Panic: Warns Deeper Recession Over Potential Spread of Swine Flu

Moody's Economy.com chief economist claims global downturn will intensify if flu strain spreads throughout the globe.

Fox News' Hume on Swine Flu Hysteria: 'This is Insane!'

Former 'Special Report' anchor blames slow news cycle for outbreak coverage; laments economic effects.
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