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The Oops and Downs of Economic Predictions

The public has to be confused as the media over-predict downturns and gas price spikes but lack accuracy.

Evening Newscasts Not Sure Energy Bill is Enough

ABC's Gibson wonders if epic energy bill will go far enough in regulating Americans' energy use; NBC relies on one-sided experts to praise it.

The Medias Top 10 Economic Myths of 2007

Compiled by the Business and Media Institute

Media Premature on Anticipated Doom of $100/Barrel Oil

Networks warned of $100/barrel oil and its potentially disastrous effects months ago, but it hasn't happened.

Economy Grew More than We Knew, but Networks Barely Notice

CBS, NBC do find time to report Bush administration's reduced growth forecast.

Morning Show Uses Thanksgiving Travel to Call High Gas Prices 'Highway Robbery'

CNN's 'American Morning' frames story on gas prices as if oil companies are stealing from consumers.

Oil CEO Gets Death Threat for High Gas Prices

CNN downplays danger, still criticizes Shell's John Hofmeister about 'profit reports.'

NPR's $100 Oil Series: Profits Will Be Used for New Exploration

Report explains how higher prices enable companies to invest in the future of energy.

ABC: Why is Shell Taking from Your Grandchildren's College Fund?

'Good Morning America' asks president of Shell Oil if he could 'cut back' on profits.

NPR: The Economy Is Surviving $100 Oil

Public radio broadcast says $100 oil hasn't had too much of a negative effect on economy ... 'yet.'
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