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Strike one, Strike two

The Early Shows Julie Chen misreports gas prices two days in a row, two different ways.

The Understatement of American Generosity

Coverage of private hurricane relief efforts pales in comparison to constant blame game on network news.

Gas Prices Fuel More Bad Reporting

The Early Show misreports gas price, giving the false impression its an all-time high.

Media Use Katrina to Predict Economic Downturn

Recent and past precedents strongly suggest region will rebound strongly.

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.

USA Today Downplays Its Own Explanation of Health Care Costs

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

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.

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.

Times Downplays Greenspans 18-Year Success

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