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Networks Insist Oil Is at 'Record High'

Reporters finally give geopolitical factors strong place influencing price; but adjusted for inflation, oil is still $10 below 1981 peak.

NY Times and NBC Flip-Flop on Cancer Drugs

'Breakthroughs' and 'promising new treatments' now treated like high-risk drugs.

CNN Ignores Labor Union Source of Wal-Mart Shoplifting Story

Reporter omitted the fact that activist group WakeUpWalMart.com was the source of a NY Times article publicizing the retailer's softened stance on shoplifting.

Media Deficient on Budget Deficit Reporting

Surprisingly strong tax revenues in 2006 aren't cheered by TV newsrooms.

Networks Serve as Deputy for Food Police

Anti-food-industry group has more food stories on network news than official government agency dedicated to nutrition.

CBS, ABC Attack Companies on Cancer Drug Costs

Both networks leave out heavy cost of research or that 30 percent of marketed pharmaceuticals are money-losers.