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PBS Anchor Admits Book Industry Is In 'Transition'

'NewsHour' anchor Jim Lehrer discusses publishing struggles, 'wishes' more people would 'quit writing' and start 'reading' books.

Fixing Overheated Housing Market with Half-Baked Bailout Plan

Networks promote government bailout, downplay 80-percent home price gains and overlook consequences of dismissing mortgages' risk.

Global Warming Vote on Snowy Day in Washington

Senate committee debates expensive climate change bill as two inches of snow blanket D.C.

Eco-Fanatic Urges Grinchlike Christmas

Global warming author Bill McKibben suggests 'no one' likes Christmas anymore; urges giving kisses and back rubs instead of 'stuff.'

NBC Drives Recession Fears with R.V. Story

'Nightly News' warns that fewer 'mini-mansions on wheels' mean an economic breakdown is dead ahead.

Time Writer Lobbies 'International Leaders' to be Proactive Fighting Climate Change

Magazine's global warming advocate accuses Bush of 'foot dragging on climate change,' overlooks costs of worldwide regulation.

Media Premature on Anticipated Doom of $100/Barrel Oil

Networks warned of $100/barrel oil and its potentially disastrous effects months ago, but it hasn't happened.

CBS Seeking 'Irreverent,' 'Hip' Journalist for Eco-Beat (No Knowledge Required)

Job advertisement seeking 'wicked smart, funny, irreverent and hip, oozing enthusiasm and creative energy.'

Public Radio Judges 'Green' Products Guilty of 'Greenwashing'

NPR broadcast lays out sins committed by companies with eco-friendly products.
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