Business and Media Institute

Evening Newscasts Not Sure Energy Bill is Enough

ABC's Gibson wonders if epic energy bill will go far enough in regulating Americans' energy use; NBC relies on one-sided experts to praise it.

'Cramer Claus:' Bernanke Gets a Lump of 'High-Sulfur Stinky Coal'

CNBC host offers disapproval of Fed chief, six weeks after making incorrect prediction about oil and gas prices.

This Christmas -- the Gift of Balanced Reporting

Sometimes the media get the story right. BMI highlights the 'good' news from 2007.

CNN's Gupta: 'Cheap' Corn Should Be Taxed to Fight Obesity

Medical correspondent presents tax on products with corn syrup as a convoluted solution to obesity and to 'offset' price of corn, ignoring that the price is already at an 11-year high.

Networks: Low Women's Clothing Sales Foreshadow 'Nightmare'

Reporters paint ominous picture of the holiday shopping season based on one sector showing lower sales - even though many are up.

AP: Group Praises China on Climate, Bashes U.S.

United States second worst in world according to left-wing environmentalist organization.

USA Today Praises Bill's Dimming of Incandescents

Reporter ignores environmental and financial downsides of high-tech light bulbs.

Being a Businessman Counts Against Apple CEO Jobs in 'Person of the Year' Contest

Time magazine's Web site states 'He's a businessman' as a 'con' in the race for its much-ballyhooed 'Person of the Year' title.
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