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Pumped Up Predictions

Network warnings of ever higher gas and oil prices leave out a key point they are usually wrong

Pumped Up Predictions: Executive Summary

Network warnings of ever higher gas and oil prices leave out a key point they are usually wrong

'Nightly News' Pushes Auto Bailout in Madoff Scandal Coverage

CNBC correspondent Trish Regan points out alleged Madoff $50 billion Ponzi scheme is 'twice the amount of money the auto companies are asking Congress for.'

The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2008

BMI's collection of outrageous economic bias for the entire year: From the salmonella outbreak to the media's call for a new, New Deal.

NBC Finds Libraries 'Popular,' but Suffering from Economy

'Nightly News' segment laments government cuts for library funding, includes a man crying over library closure.

Nets Attack Vitamin Supplements After Study Casts Doubt on Disease Prevention

CBS, NBC question the benefits of vitamin supplements for disease prevention, but ignore the positive nutritional aspects.

Unemployment Nearly as Bad as During Clinton

Media selectively spin downturn into foundation for new, New Deal.

NBC Discovers Union Role in Auto Industry Turmoil

Unlike most other coverage, 'Today' segment highlights UAW contracts as 'albatross' for Big Three.

Networks Darken 'Black Friday'

Broadcast journalists marginalize increased turnout, spending; focus on downbeat angles of holiday shopping.

NBC Bemoans Divorce Taking a Hit in Bad Economy

The Today show fails to suggest that couples forced to stay together for economic reasons should try to reconcile.
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