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Spy Story Scarier than Real Life

'Good Morning America' frightens viewers with radioactive coverage.

CNN's Dobbs Accuses Ford Motor Co. of Funding Terrorism

The carmaker's crime: selling cars to civilians in Syria.

Unhealthy Bias in Implant Stories, Then and Now

Media return to complaints about silicone breast implants, despite FDA decision to end 14-year ban.

ABC Hypes 'Extreme Jobs' Taking Heavy Toll on Workers with 70-Hour Weeks

Yet the number of Americans in those jobs is small; they choose them; and they're generally well-paid.

Stories Lament Twentysomethings 'Forced' to Live with Parents

Media depict young adults struggling with debt but talk little about poor choices that got them there.

Warning! Retailers on the Holiday Prowl

USA Today takes stores to task for advertising toys to kids.

'NewsHour' Still Insists on Bursting Housing Bubble

Despite Realtors' upbeat forecasts, PBS worries economy headed toward a 'crash.'

CNN's Velshi Ignores Treasury Chief's Warnings on Regulation

But the 'American Morning' business reporter had time to squeeze in a story on Charmin sponsoring free toilets in Times Square.

The Inflation 'Monster' Under the Media's Bed

News reports warned of 'recession,' 'stagflation' as inflation 'reared its ugly head,' but drops in prices get little notice from networks.

A Tribute to Milton Friedman

Economists, media bid farewell to 'one of the great economists of the 20th Century'
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