Business and Media Institute

Media Use Katrina to Predict Economic Downturn

Recent and past precedents strongly suggest region will rebound strongly.

Media Link Hurricanes and Global Warming for More than a Decader

For at least 13 years, broadcasters have pushed global warming into coverage of disasters.

Media Do Poor Job of Reporting on the Poor

New poverty statistics ignore the fact that new numbers are among the lowest in 20 years.

USA Today Downplays Its Own Explanation of Health Care Costs

Major series fails to understand why premium care has a premium price.

Refining: the Untold Story of the Oil Chain

Hurricane season brings more media references to refining capacity, but little explanation of this force behind gas prices.

Times Downplays Greenspans 18-Year Success

Paper dwells on danger if housing turns into a bubble that bursts.

World News Tonight Criticizes Outsourcing

ABCs Closer Look takes one step forward, two steps back on trade debate.

Media Fail to Realize Oil Not Even Near Records

Reporter Jim Axelrod mocks local tourism and shows his field of dreams isnt in Iowa.
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