inflation

Nightline Uses Math Mistake in Gas Price Attack on Bush

Anchor Cynthia McFadden incorrectly reports gas price increase while trying to pin blame on the administration.

Burnett Ignores Ethanol's Role in Higher Food Prices

CNBC contributor blames 'energy prices and a weak dollar' for food inflation but neglects consequences of federal fuel mandates.

Golodryga: 'President May Be in the Dark about the Price of Gasoline'

'Good Morning America' report offers anecdotes about food inflation, but falls short of reporting what has caused the spike.

Media Revelation: Ethanol is Causing Inflation

CNBC's Cramer confronts Clinton on ethanol fallacy in interview; 'Nightly News' admits corn is causing higher food prices.

ABC: 'Blame' Inflation on the 'Price of Wheat'

Network ignores correlation between government mandates which have created artificial demand for bio-fuels and inflation 'spike.'

Talking Ourselves into Recession

Despite Federal Reserve's expectations of no recession in 2008, journalists can't get enough of the word.

GDP Growth Missed by CBS, Downplayed by NBC

Federal Reserve rate cut shines spotlight on the economy, but only ABC 'World News' finds a ray of light.

Networks Still Get High on Gas

ABC, NBC and CBS reports mention price drop only about one-fourth of the time.

Media Amnesia Strikes on AMT Reform

AMT Mess: Media blame Bush tax cuts, not politicians who neglected to index the tax to inflation.

The Inflation 'Monster' Under the Media's Bed

News reports warned of 'recession,' 'stagflation' as inflation 'reared its ugly head,' but drops in prices get little notice from networks.
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