CNBC Debate: Liesman, Santelli Argue Whether U.S. Is Headed for European Socialism

Senior economic reporter says federal expenditures like TARP and the stimulus won't be repeated.

Media Confusion: Why the Protest? Not High Taxes, but Government Expansion

'Tax Enough Already' movement isn't necessarily upset over increasing taxes, but 'other side of the coin,' as in the growth of government, says CNBC's Rick Santelli.

Networks Ignore New Request for $15 Billion Bailout for Fannie Mae

Mortgage-backer has bled taxpayers for more than $75 billion, but is rarely criticized by the news media.

Curious Argument for Socialized Journalism: Gov't Subsidies Helped End Slavery

Left-wing 'media reform organization' Free Press makes case for $30 billion to prop up struggling profession.

Networks Downplay $42 Million in 'Outrageous' Bonuses, 'Unlimited' Bailout of Fannie, Freddie

Journalists critical of pay at bailed out banks muster only 175 words to report compensation of Fannie execs.

Media Go Easy on Obama As He Reinvents, Extends TARP to Weeks before Midterm Elections

Network news shows barely report criticism of 'slush fund' tactics, although they criticized Paulson for 'bait-and-switch' in 2008.

The Great Newspaper Bailout

Liberals, politicians, journalists want Uncle Sam to save news with your tax dollars

Ford Had a Better Idea: No Bailout

As U.S. car manufacturer 'stuns' Wall Street with 3Q profits, some media forget to report Ford didn't take government cash.

Dear WSJ: Congressional Oversight is No Accountability

Politicians report to special interests, not the public.

Then They Came for the Newspapers

Those looking for a media bailout are delusional if they believe they'll maintain independence.
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