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Pressure Builds on Oil Companies - from Lawmakers, Media and Candidates

Networks give a free pass to Democrats' proposals to levy more taxes on oil companies, even as Senate committee grills oil execs.

Lauer Prosecutes 'The People vs. Exxon' in CEO Interview

'Today' host repeats popular but faulty criticisms of oil companies in one-on-one with ExxonMobil head.

CNN Contributor Calls Obama's $150 Billion Energy Proposal 'Valuable'

AOL Money Coach's answer to high gas prices: Obama proposal matched with 'legislation to force the use of alternative energy.'

CNN Wonders 'What If' Oil Hit $200 a Barrel

Segment features speculation by reporter and 'peak oil' analyst, with no counter-arguments from today's reality.

MSNBC: Man Avoids 'Sky High Gas Prices' by Riding Horse

Report highlights equestrian alternative to vehicles but fails to address serious causes behind higher fuel costs.

'Good Morning America' Gives Only Fraction of ANWR Caribou Story

Show's weatherman warns oil exploration could endanger wildlife, though proposals for drilling would impact only 1/100th of 1 percent of the total refuge.

Burnett Blames U.S. Rice Craze on 'Paranoia'

CNBC reporter says U.S. has no shortage of rice, blames ethanol for increased pressure on food prices.

'60 Minutes' Scaremongers for Protectionism on Foreign Investment

Report views foreign investment in U.S. as dangerous rather than a sign of economy's profitability.

The Real Gas Threat - from OPEC

Americans worried about gas prices should look overseas to the supply-controlling cartel. Here's a peek inside.
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