Ken Shepherd

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NY Times Helps American Students in Cuba Criticize America

According to reporter, medical students say American health care system too focused on 'bottom line,' U.S. trade 'blockade' frustrating.

CNN's Dobbs Assails 'Mindless' Manufacturing Advocate

Trade group VP responds slamming faulty logic, notes benefits of foreign insourcing.

Dobbs Bashes South Korea Trade Deal

War on reality continues with anti-free trade rhetoric.

A $7-Billion Omission

Network newscasts continue to ignore Fannie Mae fiasco's scope, even the final tally of the cost.

CBS Greases Wheels for Democratic Attack on 'Big Oil'

Reporter Armen Keteyian turns story about government incompetence into indictment of oil industry.

Balance is Low on CBS's Pecking Order

'Evening News' plays up study on salmonella in chicken, but leaves out industry rebuttal, consumer group's pro-regulation agenda.

Wash. Post Claims Minimum Wage Hike Is Fine by D.C.-Area Biz Owners

Conservative critic says the proposed wage hike will hurt the workers it is intended to help.

CNN's O'Brien Hits Clinton on AIDS Spending

'American Morning' anchor criticized former president, showcased Sen. Barack Obama's call to spend $1 billion more than Bush.

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

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

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.

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.

USA Today: Motorists Aren't Paying Enough for Roads

Reporter hypes calls by politicians to raise taxes for roads, infrastructure; ignores conservative critics who say problem is wasteful spending, not too little revenue.

News Flash: Gas Prices Up with Thanksgiving Driving

CNN, NBC don't see a connection; NBC complains 5-cent jump in prices will 'gobble' up travel budget

CNN's Velshi Slams Wal-Mart As Store Everybody 'Loves to Hate'

But reporter left out how voters think the company's practices aren't an issue for politicians to address.

ABC Highlights Medicare Complaints, Overlooks Retailers' Drug Discounts

'World News' complains of cost, confusion but ignores private sector solutions like Wal-Mart's $4 generic drugs.

Networks Push Government Health Care to Aid Ailing Detroit

All three broadcast news shows lament high health care costs; ABC promotes two liberal Democrats who favor increasing taxpayers' burden.

CBS Praises Tax-Hiking Democratic Committee 'Sheriff'

Reporter Attkisson ignored how the Rep. Charles Rangel has mostly ridden with a tax-hiking bandits through most of his career.

CNN Hypes Backover Danger of SUVs

'American Morning' features advocate for more regulation, rear-view cameras, even though study finds they have their limits.

'Today' Show Hypes Bus Injury Study, Giving Support to More Regulation

But reporter Tom Costello left out how studies show seat belts do more harm than good.

ABC Sacks Wal-Mart for Employee Lateness Policy

'Good Morning America' complains about 10-minute grace period, though repeated infractions are necessary to merit reprimand.