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Networks Insist Oil Is at 'Record High'

Reporters finally give geopolitical factors strong place influencing price; but adjusted for inflation, oil is still $10 below 1981 peak.

NY Times and NBC Flip-Flop on Cancer Drugs

'Breakthroughs' and 'promising new treatments' now treated like high-risk drugs.

CNN Ignores Labor Union Source of Wal-Mart Shoplifting Story

Reporter omitted the fact that activist group WakeUpWalMart.com was the source of a NY Times article publicizing the retailer's softened stance on shoplifting.

Media Deficient on Budget Deficit Reporting

Surprisingly strong tax revenues in 2006 aren't cheered by TV newsrooms.

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.

CBS, ABC Attack Companies on Cancer Drug Costs

Both networks leave out heavy cost of research or that 30 percent of marketed pharmaceuticals are money-losers.

ABC Perplexed at High Demand for High-Priced Gas

Network's reporters ignore analysis that shows prices are reasonable when adjusted for inflation, personal income.

ABC Presents One Young Spendthrift as Symbol of Poor Money Management

Reporter Stark leaves out that many 20-somethings are planning for retirement.

Washington Post Stokes Class Envy with Front-Page Story

But the article itself shows blue-collar workers like nurses, carpenters among those benefiting from strong economy.

CNN's Lee Pumps Up Gas Price

Business reporter errs in saying Americans are paying a penny less than the 'all-time high.'
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