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Media Research Center

Networks Nourished Anti-Vaccine Hysteria With 171 Stories on Debunked Autism Link

ABC, CBS and NBC kept debate alive while children died from drop in vaccinations.
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CDC Exonerates Vaccines Years After Media Stirred Up Fears

Dr. Frank DeStefano studied over 1,000 children; found no vaccine-autism connection.

Left Hates Science and Children

But journalists complain right filled with 'anti-science' types.

NBC's Snyderman: Vaccine-Autism Link 'Not Controversial'

'Today' medical editor defends pharmaceuticals against activists who 'hijacked' debate, warns against polio and measles outbreaks.

CBS Lauds Vaccines, Admits 'No Idea of What Actually Causes Autism'

'Evening News' reminds viewers protection from diseases outweighs potential risks from vaccinations.

CBS Does Turnabout on Mercury-based Thimerosal's Link to Autism

Seven months prior, 'Evening News' gave a slanted report about autistic hardship blamed on thimerosal.

ABC Reports New Autism Study Finds Genetics, Not Toxins, to Blame for Rise in Cases

But network failed to remind viewers it gave Robert Kennedy a soapbox about mercury as cause for disease.

Networks Think Inflation is Important Only When Its Rising

Signs that consumer prices are under control get ignored or downplayed.

Networks That Praise Gates, Bashed Oil Firms

Same media outlets that attacked oil companies for success compliment Microsoft, a more profitable corporation.

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