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Media-Backed Obama Mortgage Program Flops

Broadcast networks supported homeowner bailout even as 'hiccups' in system were exposed.

On Networks, 'Controversial' Law Means Conservative Law

ABC, CBS, NBC label conservative laws controversial 30 times more than liberal laws; Arizona immigration policy most-criticized in five years

Media Favor Regulation, Barely Notice Failures of Regulators

From the government's 'cozy' relationship with BP, to the SEC's failure to catch Madoff; networks attack businesses, but not regulators for mistakes.

Networks Swallow Whole a Study Linking Crop Pesticides to ADHD

ABC, NBC, and CBS dwell on shielding children but only show five seconds of industry response.

Networks Fail to Report on VAT Tax Since Volcker Call for Tax Increases

White House adviser calls 15-25 percent European tax 'not as toxic an idea;' some online news media praise consumption tax as 'efficient,' 'only option.'

Bias By the Numbers: Networks Celebrate Year of Strong Stimulus Support

ABC, CBS, NBC cite supporters of $787 billion bill nearly three times as often as critics.

$787 Billion Reasons Why Journalists Love the Stimulus

One year later, ABC, NBC and CBS still have a crush on Obama's overspending.

Obama Submits Largest Budget in History, But Portrayed as Fiscal Conservative by Networks

ABC, CBS and NBC reports on federal budget give the president pass on spending, ignore critical liberal and conservative economists who argue it is 'unsustainable.'

The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2009

From jobs 'saved or created,' to stimulus saving the economy, to 'deficit neutral' health care reform; here are ten biggest stories the media got wrong this year.
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