Ken Shepherd

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CBS Now Sees Danger in Online Drug Purchases

But a year ago, network ignored illegal nature of re-imported drugs, presented Internet as way to get cheap drugs.

NBC Briefly Covers Oil Price Plummet

But anchor Brian Williams skeptical about further price drops.

Head to Head: Post, Times Produce Opposite Headlines from Same Retail Report

Post downbeat about Christmas shopping while NY Times has positive outlook.

ABC Issues Stark Call for More Produce Regulation

Liberal leanings of CSPI, Democratic senator ignored in story favoring bigger government.

CNN Calls 'The People' Winners in Calif. Minimum Wage Hike

But anchor Collins and reporter Lisovicz ignored economic evidence to the contrary.

NY Times' Warner Shakes Fist at Salt

Reporter who slammed McDonald's Happy Meals and beer ads turns attention to sodium content in food.

Good Morning America Brushes Off Wal-Mart Veto News from Chicago

But Windy City's liberal leaders have huffed and puffed against company for years while suburbs pick up stores, jobs and tax revenue.

NY Times Takes Negative Spin on Gulf Oil Discovery

Reporter laments 'lost' revenue in oil royalties, once falsely compared taxpayers to shareholders in government's oil wealth.

Wall Street Journal Finds Kyoto-Inspired Carbon Trading Hikes Electric Bills for German Consumers

Report contrasts with CBS's earlier cheerleading for a similar plan in California.

CNN 'In the Money' Drops Conspiracy Theory When Interviewing Oil Analyst

Yet a week before, the business news program entertained Jack Cafferty's theory on Republican control of gas prices.

Times Reporter Suggests Conservatives Are Paid For With Wal-Mart Money

But a recent study shows Wal-Mart gave 289 times more money to liberal groups in 2004.

CNN's Romans Bashes Economy with Unbalanced Story

Reporter turns to liberal-activist-on-the-street, says it takes 200 years to get into the middle class.

NBC Spins Oil Discovery Negatively

Reporter Savidge focuses on complaints from environmental lobby but leaves out NRDC's anti-drilling bent.

USA Today Leaves out Minimum Wage Earner's Liberal Activism

Reporter Armour doesn't tell readers Orlando woman's leadership role in ACORN.

CNN's Cafferty Rehashes Conspiracy Theory on Gas Prices, Elections

'In the Money' crew entertains notion Big Oil dropping prices to boost GOP; co-host Serwer dismisses price drop as a 'blip.'

CBS Cheers Governator's Plan to Terminate Global Warming

But no critics of the regulation or global warming science were included in reporter Blackstone's story.

CBS's Smith: Media Were 'Screaming with Our Hair on Fire' About Gas Prices

Network anchor now notices gas prices are falling, but other colleagues beat him to the punch.

72 Hours after Mourning Death of Wage Growth, Times Notes Wages Up with GDP Growth

New data show wage growth at 7 percent after inflation factored out.

CNN's Velshi Returns to Slamming Insurance Companies

Business reporter leaves out any industry representation. After all, two days earlier he cited an industry spokesman.

NBC Dismisses Oil Experts Who Foresee Falling Gas Prices

Lauer leaves out how his network predicted $3.50-a-gallon gas just two weeks ago.