Media Research Center

Nets Slam Salt, Ignore Contrary Views in More Than 93 Percent of Stories

‘Growing chorus’ of scientists say salt in diet is beneficial, contrary to federal guidelines.

CBS Food Police Go After 'Cereal Offenders,' Fret Over Cartoon Characters 'Targeting' Kids

On Tuesday's CBS Early Show, contributor Taryn Winter Brill touted a new University of Pennsylvania study on the influence of breakfast cereal cartoon characters on children: "Previous research ...

ABC, NBC Hype CSPI's Left-Wing Anti-Restaurant Study

Evening newscasts push Center for Science in the Public Interest study about killer salt, downplay individual responbility for food choices.

Networks Serve as Deputy for Food Police

Anti-food-industry group has more food stories on network news than official government agency dedicated to nutrition.

Strange Brew of Coverage Now Brings Praise for Coffee

A week after slamming Starbucks about nutrition, ABC extols java's health benefits.


Big Media Continue Skewing Obesity Debate (May-October 2004)


Big Medias Role In Covering And Promoting the Obesity Debate
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