State of Fear http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20458/all en Are You Afraid of the News? http://www.mrc.org/articles/are-you-afraid-news <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; With Halloween a week away, the media must count on everyone loving a good scare. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Morning and evening, day after day, journalists frighten viewers with exaggeration, hyperbole and lack of context on business and economic issues. Just listen to them:</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; With Halloween a week away, the media must count on everyone loving a good scare. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/are-you-afraid-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy abc ACSH Al Gore Ali Velshi Anderson Cooper bird flu CBS Early Show century of fires Countdown to Doomsday Evening News Fires Gilbert Ross Global Warming human race is doomed Katie Couric media scare NBC Nightly News Nightline Overpopulation Paul Watson Planet in Peril State of Fear stock market super bugs sweater Time Magazine Tom Costello Tyson Wed, 24 Oct 2007 17:37:23 +0000 admin 25278 at http://www.mrc.org