Experts Say Media Are Using Inflated Foreclosure Data

RealtyTrac, an organization that tracks foreclosures and is cited by many journalists, may still not be counting the number of foreclosures accurately.

Credit-Crunched CBS Journalist Reports on Families in Same Situation

Cynthia Bowers, who has reported on housing for a decade, had a run-in with her own adjustable-rate mortgage.

Stock Markets and Credit 'Crunch': Free-Market Experts Speak Out

Free-market economists and financial advisors talked to BMI about markets, mortgages and the Federal Reserve.

CBS Disagrees with Fed, Presents Worries about 'Credit Crunch'

'Evening News' hints that the Federal Reserve's decision not to lower interest rates is making it harder to get a mortgage.

ABC Hypes 'Market Meltdown' with Misleading Data

'Good Morning America' blames housing woes for stock correction, cites 'record' foreclosures.

Housing: NBC Goes Negative, While ABC Offers Balance

"Nightly News" continues trend of blaming housing woes for just about everything, while "World News" finds a business opportunity.

CNN Host Calls for Mortgage Regulation

Willis of 'Open House' declares open season on lack of legislation.

Subprime Reporting

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

Foreclosures Up: ABC, CBS Blame Lenders

But NBC mentions people are responsible for overly risky borrowing too.

CBS Upstages Good Economic News with Foreclosure Worries

Reporter highlights Cape Cod foreclosure, but leaves out how house is above average in value.
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