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'Evening News' Milked Tragedies to Scare Viewers on Depression Drugs

NBC, ABC gave viewers a more balanced, less emotionally-charged look at a new FDA warning label on suicide risks for young people.

Morning Shows Hype Need for a 'Federal Standard' on Rollovers

CBS's Orr lets go unchallenged the suggestion that auto industry cares more about bottom line than passenger safety.

Publicizing a Play for Tookie

An obscure piece of anti-death penalty propaganda theatre in Berkeley somehow makes the Times' front section.

ABC's Push for Stark Regulation

Hyping recent E. coli cases, reporter Lisa Stark pushed liberal calls for new government agency to regulate food industry from 'farm to fork.'

Have a Holly Jolly ... Something

Despite retailers' move back toward 'Merry Christmas,' journalists are three times as likely to offer 'Happy Holidays.'

Objective Journalism or Pro-Environmentalist PR?

The Times pushes a dire story on global warming, while encouraging ad agencies to produce pro-energy conservation ad campaigns for a news story.

NY Times: Everybody Loves Energy Regulation

Paper presents taxes, government regulation as only options, necessary curbs on global warming.

Fox's O'Reilly Forgot to Factor in CSPI's Leftist Leanings

Host didn't remind viewers of food police's pro-litigation, pro-regulation agenda, even as he called for more regulation.

"Striking Disparities" in the Earnings of...Mobsters?

The class struggle goes underground, as the Times finds that even the mob has its haves and have-nots.