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Networks Ignore Ethanol Mandates in Most Coverage of Historic Drought

With corn crops dwindling, ethanol fuel requirements are poised to push prices even higher, something ABC, CBS and NBC barely acknowledge.

Flashback: As EPA Approves E15, Remember the Media's Infatuation with Ethanol

Ethanol was touted as 'wave of the future,' hyped as 'easy solution' for energy independence.

CNN Contributor Calls Obama's $150 Billion Energy Proposal 'Valuable'

AOL Money Coach's answer to high gas prices: Obama proposal matched with 'legislation to force the use of alternative energy.'

Cramer on Ethanol: 'Drop the Mandate, Prices Plummet'

CNBC host one of few journalists to connect food inflation to government intervention in market.

Burnett Blames U.S. Rice Craze on 'Paranoia'

CNBC reporter says U.S. has no shortage of rice, blames ethanol for increased pressure on food prices.

Ethanol Being Blamed for Global Food Riots

New York Times columnist praised by Pulitzer board for 'clarity of vision' didn't foresee global food shortages that resulted from the realities of his vision.

Enviro Shocker: Biofuels Production Contributes to Warming, Studies Say

Two studies show clearing land for biofuel production will do more harm than it would prevent.

Evening Newscasts Not Sure Energy Bill is Enough

ABC's Gibson wonders if epic energy bill will go far enough in regulating Americans' energy use; NBC relies on one-sided experts to praise it.

'Food or Fuel'? You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

While the media bemoan tough consumer choices stemming from the cost of gasoline, the ethanol price squeeze grows.
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