Amy Menefee

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Media Quick to Blame Industry for Mining Tragedy

Targeting business leaders and the administration, journalists jump ahead of investigation, turn to union officials for pro-regulation input.

The Picture of Hype

Networks show exaggerated video of highest gas prices, hyping daily increases but glossing over the recent steady decline.

A Flood of Incomplete Insurance Coverage

As the media point out that hurricane victims insurance coverage is lacking, news coverage also lacks some key points.

More Doom That Wasnt

Broadcasters turn news into 24-hour speculation cycle about $5 per gallon post-hurricane gas prices.

Economic Growth Report Gets a Few Paragraphs

Papers call strong GDP weaker than expected, hide news in briefs.

No Shortage of Errors in Deficit Coverage

Newspapers continue faulty approach to tax cuts.

Alls Well With Oil

BusinessWeek explains why theres no need to worry about oil supplies.

Post Slants Tax Cut Story

Paper begrudgingly admits economic growth but warns of scary deficits.

Biased Accounts: Part III

Risky Business: Media Bearish on Personal Freedom - Tying personal Social Security accounts to a risky stock market, journalists portray a wild investment world filled with simpletons.

Biased Accounts: Executive Summary

Networks Guarantee Liberal View of Social Security

Biased Accounts

Networks Guarantee Liberal View of Social Security