Business and Media Institute

Networks Serve as Deputy for Food Police

Anti-food-industry group has more food stories on network news than official government agency dedicated to nutrition.

CBS, ABC Attack Companies on Cancer Drug Costs

Both networks leave out heavy cost of research or that 30 percent of marketed pharmaceuticals are money-losers.

Take Food Cops' Advice with a Grain of Salt -- Until That's Banned, Too

The Center for Science in the Public Interest, which once campaigned for trans fats, now sues against them.

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.

ABC Presents One Young Spendthrift as Symbol of Poor Money Management

Reporter Stark leaves out that many 20-somethings are planning for retirement.

Washington Post Stokes Class Envy with Front-Page Story

But the article itself shows blue-collar workers like nurses, carpenters among those benefiting from strong economy.

CNN's Lee Pumps Up Gas Price

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

CBS Lets Government off the Hook in Florida 'Insurance Crisis'

Subsidized flood insurance encourages building on hurricane-prone coasts, while consumers are shocked at private market prices.

CBS Ignores Role of Tax Hike in Atlantic City Casino Closings

Reporter Alfonsi left out how Democratic governor's plans to raise sales tax shut down the Garden State's government.
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