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$7 Billion, But Whos Counting?

Media harp on PBS political controversy but ignore massive government funding of public broadcasting.

WSJ Attacks Exxon for Not Losing Money on New Energy Sources

Article looks down on free market success and leaves out scientists on the other side of the global warming debate.

Networks Not Lovin McDonalds Efforts

New commercial with a healthy focus draws fire from morning shows.

For London Socialist, Taxes are the Answer

AP omits Red from Livingstones resume in coverage of his worldwide tax proposal.

Media Neglect Support for Personal Accounts

Why are the media ignoring 450 economists in favor of personal accounts, including 5 Nobel Prize winners?

Network Doomsday Warnings Run Out of Gas

Gasoline prices actually fell during the week leading up to Memorial Day, but broadcasters reminded drivers of record highs.

Bubble, Boom or Bust?

Media confuse the housing issue by comparing real estate to the stock market and stoking fears of a national bust.

NBC Fuels Gas Price Hysteria

Network blames the president for high gas prices and emphasizes government regulation and taxes over free-market solutions.

Obesity Coverage: Give or Take 75,000 Deaths

The media cant seem to get the CDCs updated obesity statistics straight.

Large Tax Increase Not Newsy Enough for Media

Major outlets ignore Democratic Congressmans Social Security proposal that would raise the payroll tax.

Biased Accounts: Part II - Truth About Social Security Reform Lost in Transition

Networks cite red-herring costs of personal accounts without explaining what they mean.

Getting Personal over Personal Accounts

Business Week attacks the ownership society with scare tactics and liberal talking points.

Investing for Dummies

When it comes to managing money, the L.A. Times says were all dummies. The next step in the logic is for Social Security to stay the same to protect us from ourselves.

Positive Job Growth Continues Will News Coverage Improve?

Two straight years of positive employment numbers and more than 3 million new jobs but those facts havent stopped the media from finding negativity in the strangest places.

Networks Play Up Energy Politics, Ignore Real Costs

Energy reports blame Bush for gas prices, misinform about oil refining and encourage fear of nuclear power.

Media Jump on Social Security Cuts to Obscure Details of Bush Plan

Washington Post, New York Times herald benefit cuts while news networks dismiss President Bushs sales pitch.

Super Size Me Star Continues Anti-Food Attack

Morgan Spurlock overate himself into stardom and took a bite out of McDonalds at the same time. Now hes got a TV show, and its sure to be offensive.

Networks Hound Burger King for Launching Enormous Sandwich

ABC and NBC shake their collective finger at the naughty peddlers of the new Omelet Sandwich.

Apples and Oranges: Media Wrongly Equate Galveston Pension Plan with Bushs Social Security Reform

Journalists are dismissing the idea of personal Social Security accounts by twisting the facts about a private pension plan in Texas.

ABC Manufactures Anti-Cookie, Anti-Free Market Story

If youre eating the Girl Scouts Thin Mints, beware: the food police watching.