Media Research Center

NY Times Goes to Extremes to Convince Readers of Student Loan Crisis

Front page story cites student $120,000 in debt; later admits only 3 percent of borrowers have $100K+ burden.

Time to Bury Fannie & Freddie, Not Praise Them

Taxpayers shouldn't have to pay for corruption, bad business decisions and lobbying.

ABC Links Credit Card Companies to College Suicides

'Good Morning America' claims lenders are luring students into debt.

'Nightly News' Attacks Home Lenders for Not Caving in to Troubled Borrowers

Segment puts burden on mortgage companies to make concessions on payments and interest rates to borrowers.

'Evening News': Foreclosures Causing Increased Homelessness

CBS blames housing crisis, not lost job, for loss of home in foreclosure hardship story.

Networks Still Don't Get Foreclosure Stats Correct

CBS, ABC and NBC predictably report foreclosures, but give differing statistics on evening news broadcasts.

CBS Plugs Radical Leftist Group's Plea for Housing Assistance

Reporter warns if foreclosed borrowers 'don't get some help, it will be the rest of the economy that needs it.'

Signals Suggest Home Financing Giant Countrywide Will Weather Credit Crunch

Media reports of bankruptcy appear to be premature, as the Fed cuts discount rate and mortgage lender secures $11 billion in financing.

Subprime Reporting

Networks blame lenders, not borrowers for foreclosure 'epidemic.'
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