Ken Shepherd

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CBS Prescribes Regulation for Herbal Supplements

But reporter Alfonsi's stories were anemic when it came to presenting the industry's defense.

USA Today Finds Negative Slant to Falling Gas Prices

Reporter Hagenbaugh fails to tell readers that 'consumer rights' watchdog is liberal, conspiracy theorist.

Network Silence Greets Announcement of Chavez's Hostile Oil Industry Takeover

Media continue to ignore or downplay significance of socialist Chavez's control of oil reserves.

CNN's Sylvester Unfairly Presented, Quickly Dismissed Economist's Views on Medicare

'Lou Dobbs Tonight' reporter scoffed that 'common sense' trumped pharmaceutical economics expert's conclusions on Medicare 'negotiation.'

NBC's Williams Ignores Heavy Cost of $2.5-million 'Big Victory' for Katrina Victims

AP, NY Times report that case could encourage holdouts for hefty court rewards.

ABC Says 'Millions of Americans' Have Been 'Waiting' For Congress to Boost Their Pay

But fewer than 500,000 make minimum wage, and research shows two-thirds of workers earn more than the minimum within a year of starting their jobs.

Dobbs Takes Left Turn on Private Highway Investment

Reporter Lisa Sylvester selectively edited interview of free market advocate

'Once and For All' Lasts Just 72 Hours

NBC does about-face on global warming after scientist tells anchor it's not responsible for balmy Northeast.

ABC's Redeker Complains of Budget Cuts to Amtrak

Reporter leaves out critics of the subsidized system, where taxpayers foot the bill for travelers.

CBS's Winter of Discontent

Reporter Bowers gripes about warm temps, but as last winter set in, her network hyped energy prices in cold weather.

CBS News Complains of Lackluster Christmas Shopping Season

But strong growth in jobs, wages and Internet sales belies reporter's slant.

NBC, CNN Leave Out Hurricane Expert's View on Global Warming

Retiring NOAA meteorologist Max Mayfield doubts global warming is to blame for intense hurricane seasons.

ABC, NBC Use 'Golden Parachute' Story to Float Liberal Talking Points on Pay

Anchors Gibson, Williams ignore liberal congressman's crusade on 'pay gap.'

CBS's Alfonsi Shakes Up Audience with Drinking Survey

'Evening News' report an intoxicating mix of hype and anti-industry activists.

ABC Double-Doses Attack on Private Health Care

Biased coverage in favor of government health care continues on 'World News' while 'Nightline' turns critical eye on Wal-Mart clinics.

CNN Business Reporter Says Minimum Wage 'Simply Not Fair'

'American Morning's' Ali Velshi pushes liberal talking points on minimum wage.

ABC Left Out Union Ties of Merit-Based Pay Critic

Reporter Stone attributed Houston teacher's complaints to concern for curriculum.

Small Cars: From Nice to Naughty List?

CBS warns of dangers, but in June, reporter Blackstone complained a 'bigger is better' attitude was hurting small car sales.

Baltimore Sun Leaves Terrorism out of Nigerian Oil Violence

Foreign reporter Scott Calvert avoided 'terrorist' label for car-bombing, hostage-taking insurgency.

CBS Reporter Takes Swipe at Drug Industry, Praises Politician in Blog Post

Armen Keteyian lamented 'Big Pharma's' 'control' over Americans.