cbs nbc http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22029/all en Just in Time for Election, Media Forecast Falling Gas Prices http://www.mrc.org/articles/just-time-election-media-forecast-falling-gas-prices <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Journalists continue to make predictions about gas prices despite being consistently wrong. </div> </div> </div> <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/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Up or down, the media often hype changing gas prices, in spite of a long track record of incorrect predictions. But the most recent forecast stands to benefit media favorite: President Barack Obama.</p><p dir="ltr">In recent months, all three broadcast news networks and the USA Today have offered predictions ahead of the presidential election, saying prices would be much lower by late November: after the election.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/just-time-election-media-forecast-falling-gas-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Energy Media abc cbs nbc election forecast fuel gas gas predictions gas price predictions gas prices gasoline hype oil prices pump prices USA Today wrong predictions Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:22:26 +0000 julia.seymour 41696 at http://www.mrc.org