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Look, Ma Bell, No Competition

CBS sees resurrection of telephone monopoly and bills going up, while other networks give free-market perspective that competition can lower bills.

6-Year Low in Unemployment Claims Draws Yawns from Media

Networks ignore the story while major newspapers downplay it.

USA Today Insists Mine Safety Fines Arent High Enough

The untold story, however, is the trend toward increased safety and higher productivity in American mines.

Strong February Employment Still Downplayed by Some Media

Several outlets frown on 243,000 new jobs, but others show improvement in coverage of monthly jobs report.

ABC Stuck in a Moment of One-Sided Coverage

World News Tonight features Bonos call for more foreign aid, but no critics of corrupt African governments.

Newspapers Saw the U.S. Budgets Slightly Smaller Shadow

Its five more years of drastic cuts, say The Washington Post and New York Times

Medias GDP Reports Grossly Unproductive

Quarterly economic numbers typically get ignored, downplayed and hyped.

Media Emphasize Exxon Profit, Restart Focus on Windfall Taxes

But study finds Uncle Sam makes a killing off gas taxes already.

CNN Plugs Study Showing Partisan Divide Causes Confusion about Economy

But 30 minutes later network showcases a liberal economic critic without noting her ideology.
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