interest http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2354/all en In Pipeline Battle, Left Hypes Climate Threat Ignores Need for Jobs, Oil http://mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/pipeline-battle-left-hypes-climate-threat-ignores-need-jobs-oil <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>The environmental left is at it again. This time they are pressuring the Obama administration to reject a $7-billion oil pipeline that would run from Canada to Texas, bringing with it millions of barrels of oil and thousands of jobs.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/pipeline-battle-left-hypes-climate-threat-ignores-need-jobs-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Economy Energy Environment Government International Media alternet benefit brothers Canada canadian claimed create crude department energy gas hansen ier institute interest jobs keystone koch left mckibben network obama oct oil outlets percent pipeline post president project pyle report reported sands soros state story study tar wrote years yergin Fri, 04 Nov 2011 00:54:00 +0000 27489 at http://mrc.org George Soros: Media Mogul http://mrc.org/special-reports/george-soros-media-mogul <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a title="George Soros and the Media: Executive Summary" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/George_Soros_Media_Mogul2.html">Read the Executive Summary</a></p> <p><a title="Top Journalists that Serve on Soros-Funded Boards" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/Top_Journalists_that_Serve_on_SorosFunded__Boards_of_Directors_or_Advisers.html">Read Top Journalists that Serve on Soros-Funded Boards</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/george-soros-media-mogul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2009 2010 abc agenda alternet amanpour american anti attacking attacks author back beck big billion billionaire blog board boards book brave called center chamber charity claim CNN columbia community connections conservative Conservatives consortium david Democracy detailed directors downie echo editor Editorial empire find forms foundation foundations Fox free fund funded funding funds gave george global government greenwald group huffington impact included includes including independent industry influence institute integrity interest interests investigations investigative journalism Journalists leading left liberal list made mainstream major makes member members million millions money month murdoch nation national network news newspapers NPR numerous open operation operations organization organizations outlets page people political politics post president Press prize professional program progress progressive project prominent propublica public radio reach readers received report Reporters reporting rupert school service show site society soros sources start states stations stories story study support syndicate tax ties top united university washington web work world wrote year york Mon, 15 Aug 2011 20:59:00 +0000 admin 2081 at http://mrc.org Media Can't Decide Whether Espionage is Journalism http://mrc.org/commentary/media-cant-decide-whether-espionage-journalism <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Imagine the year is 1942 and the German government runs a news bureau in Washington, D.C. collecting government secrets. Even FDR would have laughed at claims they were actual journalists, locked them up and thrown away the key.</p> <br /> <p>He would have been right. There's a huge difference between an individual or an organization reporting abuses in government or business one at a time and the same people stealing enough classified material to run a spy agency.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/media-cant-decide-whether-espionage-journalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business Assange business calls classified Column concerns confusion culture dangerous editor enemies headlined imagine information interest isnt journalism Journalists julian Leak list lives manning material news Press profession public release Reporters reporting secrets security SPJ story support supporters Terrorists wars washington WikiLeaks world Thu, 09 Dec 2010 00:23:00 +0000 admin 29852 at http://mrc.org 'Evening News' Supports Obama 'Reform,' Complains about Credit Card Fees http://mrc.org/articles/evening-news-supports-obama-reform-complains-about-credit-card-fees <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On the heels of President Barack Obama’s weekend radio address, where he lobbied for so-called credit card reform, “CBS Evening News” chimed in calling the legislation “help” for small business borrowers.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/evening-news-supports-obama-reform-complains-about-credit-card-fees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Bailout BarackObama billgriffith CenterforResponsibleLending CNBC creditcard DorisMcMillon fees gouging interest lending RussMitchell Mon, 11 May 2009 14:03:36 +0000 admin 26804 at http://mrc.org Air America President Dismisses Deficit Spending as 'Rhetoric' http://mrc.org/articles/air-america-president-dismisses-deficit-spending-rhetoric <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Now that the government has assumed the role of economic planner with various bailout packages and stimulus plans, experts are predicting <a href="http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D94M4T580&amp;show_article=1"></a>a federal budget deficit of $1 trillion.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/air-america-president-dismisses-deficit-spending-rhetoric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government interest stplace Wed, 26 Nov 2008 15:12:53 +0000 admin 25740 at http://mrc.org The Great Media Depression http://mrc.org/special-reports/great-media-depression <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2008/The_Great_Media_Depression_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <br /> <p>The year was 1929. The decade of the '20s was ending - not with a roar, but with a whimper. Years of a sky-high stock market and speculative buying were coming to a close. The Dow Jones had peaked on Sept. 3 at 381.17 and then began to dive as unknown and prominent companies alike saw their values drop. In a little more than a month, the market lost 14 percent of its value.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/great-media-depression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 1929 2007 2008 abc abcs america american analyzed anchor asked bad bank banks Bartiromo bear began big bmi book broadcast business cases cavuto cbs charles close collapse comparison confidence coverage crash crisis daily day days Decline Depression didnt downturn economic economy explained failure Fed federal fell financial GDP george gibson good government great high history impact included institute interest investment journal Journalists levels looked losses lost made major make March market meltdown months morning NBC negative network networks news night oct optimistic outlook papers people percent period points positive post prices problems put rates Recession report reported reporter Reporters reporting reports reserve run show similar situation states stearns stock stocks stories story street things Today todays told unemployment united upbeat View wall warned washington wasnt week world worst wrote year years york Thu, 29 May 2008 07:26:00 +0000 admin 30572 at http://mrc.org ElectionWatch: Clinton's Rate Foreclosure Freeze Could Cause 'Chaos' http://mrc.org/articles/electionwatch-clintons-rate-foreclosure-freeze-could-cause-chaos <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 class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/amy-menefee">Amy Menefee</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Democratic presidential race is still going strong and both candidates have latched on to the housing market as a key issue. Both want to bail out mortgage holders, but the news media have given little in-depth attention to concerns about either plan. Warnings that Hillary Clinton’s proposals could devastate the economy have gone almost unnoticed.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/electionwatch-clintons-rate-foreclosure-freeze-could-cause-chaos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy election Foreclosure HillaryClinton interest rate Wed, 12 Mar 2008 21:10:30 +0000 admin 26314 at http://mrc.org Media Nearly Unanimous: 'Recession' Inevitable http://mrc.org/articles/media-nearly-unanimous-recession-inevitable <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/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Recent polls of economists by leading financial publications have predicted a less than 50-percent chance that the U.S. economy will enter a recession in 2008. But the media’s coverage of “recession” makes it seem inevitable.</p> <br /> <p >      “<i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Everyone’s</i> talking about a recession,” Amy Robach reported on the “Today” show January 12. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/media-nearly-unanimous-recession-inevitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Media Bartiromo Bernanke downturn economic Fed interest Loan money oil rate Recession Wed, 16 Jan 2008 18:40:50 +0000 admin 26438 at http://mrc.org A Mortgage Bailout? http://mrc.org/commentary/mortgage-bailout <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/brian-wesbury-and-robert-stein-special-bmi">Brian Wesbury and Robert Stein, Special to BMI</a> </div> </div> </div> <p ><em><strong>Views side by side</strong>: read <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/commentary/2007/20071212121717.aspx" />MSM Misses on Mortgage Rescue by Jerry Bowyer </a></em><em>for another view, and BMI Adviser Gary Wolfram's </em><a href="http://businessandmedia.org/commentary/2007/20070905145329.aspx" /><em>Econ 101: The Problem with Bailouts</em></a>. </p> <br /> <br /> <p >     The Bush Administration proposal to assist homeowners who face mortgage resets violates many principles of free market economics.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/mortgage-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business administration Bailout bank bush freeze home House housing interest Loan mortgage paulson rate treasury Wed, 12 Dec 2007 17:37:51 +0000 admin 29625 at http://mrc.org Liberal Economist Urges Government to Seize Private Homes http://mrc.org/articles/liberal-economist-urges-government-seize-private-homes <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     What’s a constitutional amendment among friends? Not much, if you are a liberal economist like Dean Baker. Baker wrote an August 20 piece on Commondreams.org urging Congress to eliminate foreclosures and <a href="http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2007/08/20/3297/" />let homeowners live in those houses indefinitely.</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/liberal-economist-urges-government-seize-private-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government borrow drop economist Foreclosure home House interest Loan lose market mortgage payment Subprime value Fri, 24 Aug 2007 16:12:58 +0000 admin 25383 at http://mrc.org Media Myth: The Recession/Depression of 2006 http://mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-recessiondepression-2006 <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>Good economic news filled 2006 – the Dow topped 12,000 for the first time; 1.36 million jobs were added, along with a Labor Department revision that included another 810,000; average wages increased 4.2 percent and corporate earnings set records. But the three broadcast networks buried that good news beneath bread line images from the Great Depression or warnings about a possible recession.   </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-recessiondepression-2006" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2006 2007 anthony average bubble cbs cbss collapse dec Depression economic economist economy evening Fed found global good great high home housing included interest market mason NBC news oil percent prices rates Recession record report reports savings show Spending stock stories story warned world year Wed, 17 Jan 2007 22:32:00 +0000 admin 30118 at http://mrc.org Up in ARMs over Mortgages http://mrc.org/articles/arms-over-mortgages <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/amy-menefee">Amy Menefee</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Housing may be headed for a soft landing, but that’s just the Federal Reserve chairman’s opinion. The media, on the other hand, have scared up another “housing bubble” story: adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs). </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/arms-over-mortgages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy adjustableratemortgages ARM bubble homeowner House housing interest Loan Wed, 13 Sep 2006 21:05:30 +0000 admin 25053 at http://mrc.org SUPERSIZED BIAS II http://mrc.org/special-reports/supersized-bias-ii <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2004/SUPERSIZED_BIAS_II_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/supersized-bias-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business abc abcs activists advocacy american Americans analysis anti article asked association august blame bmi business buss called calories CDC center childhood Children choices cited classified comments companies concept consumer consumers control corporate coverage criticism CSPI Debate Diet discussed disease Epidemic fair fast fat Food foods free freedom funded government group groups hasnt health healthier healthy horovitz Improvement individual individuals industry institute interest issue issues june kids latest loss made major marion market McDonalds mckenzie medical national Nestle news Nutrition nwwashington obese obesity offered options overweight people percent personal piece points presented previous problem products public put question report reporter reporting responsibility restaurant result risk Science sellers september snack solution solutions sound Statistics stories story studies study tax university weight year york Tue, 14 Dec 2004 02:58:00 +0000 admin 30537 at http://mrc.org One Quarter Percent Rake Hike: Layoffs and No Dream Houses --7/1/2004 http://mrc.org/biasalerts/one-quarter-percent-rake-hike-layoffs-and-no-dream-houses-712004 <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/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p> <b><font face="Arial"> <br /> </font> </b><b>1.</b> <a href="#1"><b>One Quarter Percent Rate Hike: Layoffs and No Dream Houses </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/one-quarter-percent-rake-hike-layoffs-and-no-dream-houses-712004" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division border federal interest percent Thu, 01 Jul 2004 04:00:00 +0000 33467 at http://mrc.org "Everyone Lives In Fear" Now That Saddam's Gone - June 28, 2004 - TimesWatch.org http://mrc.org/articles/everyone-lives-fear-now-saddams-gone-june-28-2004-timeswatchorg <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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Times Watch for June 28, 2004 </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/everyone-lives-fear-now-saddams-gone-june-28-2004-timeswatchorg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch interest months resistance Sun, 04 Dec 2011 00:44:52 +0000 admin 4966 at http://mrc.org