Ken Shepherd

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CBS Lets Government off the Hook in Florida 'Insurance Crisis'

Subsidized flood insurance encourages building on hurricane-prone coasts, while consumers are shocked at private market prices.

CBS Ignores Role of Tax Hike in Atlantic City Casino Closings

Reporter Alfonsi left out how Democratic governor's plans to raise sales tax shut down the Garden State's government.

NBC's 'Today' Gives Voice to Class Envy in Hollywood

Reporter highlights complaint of Academy Award announcer about actors but ignores man's movie work.

CNN Puts Food Police on Patrol in the Grocery Aisle

'American Morning' features anti-food industry Nestle as it scolds shoppers on processed foods.

CBS Upstages Good Economic News with Foreclosure Worries

Reporter highlights Cape Cod foreclosure, but leaves out how house is above average in value.

CBS Hypes Tiny 'Smart Car,' Derides 'Bigger is Better Attitude'

Reporter John Blackstone left out how the 60-horsepower car lacks pep for highway driving.

Washington Post Foodies Juiced about Food Police's New Target

Paper's Food section serves up left-wing group's latest complaints about what we drink.

Strange Brew of Coverage Now Brings Praise for Coffee

A week after slamming Starbucks about nutrition, ABC extols java's health benefits.

Parade Pushes Another Gas Tax

Magazine's guide to going green, fighting global warming calls for less green in your pocketbook.

Networks Hype Global Warming Study Based on 'Proxy' Evidence

News shows leave out the 'Little Ice Age,' lack of temperature data, and role of the sun in warming.

Summer of Gore Continues with Softball Game on 'Larry King'

Host lets Gore slam his talking points out of the park without raising any skeptical questions on warming.

CBS Latches Onto Liberal Group's Study on Prescription Drug Choice

Reporter Wyatt Andrews leaves out group's ideological leanings towards socialized medicine.

Media's anti-Java Jihad Continues on Morning Shows

CBS's 'Early Show' worries about the dangers of teenage coffee addiction.

ABC Begs for Viewer Complaints about Global Warming

Web page posted one day before the first day of summer is latest evidence of media's unbalanced climate change reporting.

AP Swallows anti-Alcohol Group's Findings on Alcohol and African-Americans

Story leaves out government data showing white teens use alcohol much more.

CNN's '70s Flashback: Serwer Sees Specter of Stagflation

But economy is performing strongly and inflation is well below 1970s levels.

ABC Ignores Role Huge Taxes Play in Driving Black Market on Smokes

Reporter failed to ask New York's top lawyer if $3-a-pack tax rates have encouraged tax evasion.

Networks That Praise Gates, Bashed Oil Firms

Same media outlets that attacked oil companies for success compliment Microsoft, a more profitable corporation.

Networks That Praise Gates, Bashed Oil Firms

Same media outlets that attacked oil companies for success compliment Microsoft, a more profitable corporation.