Sidebar to Special Report: Science Fiction

Live Earth: NBC Joins Fight for 'Climate in Crisis,' Fails to Stay Objective

Science Fiction

5 Years After: Networks Celebrate Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth,' Ignore Scientific Flaws, Criticism

No Nukes: How Three Mile Island was Disaster for Media Credibility

More than 30 years later, nuclear accident shows how media hype can make a bad situation far worse.

Unemployment Below 9 Percent 'Bolsters Recovery Hopes' in 2011, But Little 'Consolation' in 1983

New York Times very downbeat in Reagan's day, despite much bigger monthly drop in jobless rate than February 2011.

20-to-1: Networks Go Crazy over Sheen Story, Downplay Planned Parenthood Scandal

ABC, NBC, CBS report every sordid detail about troubled actor, ignore complaints against abortion provider.

Stimulus Two Years Later, Networks Ignore Obama's Failed Job Promise

Eight percent unemployment prediction rarely made broadcast evening news.

Foreign Unrest Raises Energy Worries, but Media Put Down Coal

Broadcast news emphasizes industry accidents nearly 80 percent of the time; ignore EPA and Obama attacks on U.S. industry.

The Top 10 Economic Myths of 2010

Journalists' tall tales included praising GM for 'keeping faith' with taxpayers, comparing soda to cocaine, and attacking the Chamber of Commerce over baseless 'foreign money' claims.

Uncritical Condition

Network news fails to examine high cost and proven failures of government-run health care

Fire and Ice

Journalists have warned of climate change for 100 years, but cant decide weather we face an ice age or warming
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