R. Warren Anderson

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Fuel for Thought: Hurricane Season Below Average

Networks promote warming oceans, but ignore cooling temperatures.

Fire and Ice

Journalists have warned of climate change for 100 years, but cant decide weather we face an ice age or warming.

Fire and Ice: Executive Summary

Journalists have warned of climate change for 100 years, but cant decide weather we face an ice age or warming.

Alaska Pipeline Doomsayings Revisited

As PBS releases a special about the oil delivery system, the Business & Media Institute goes back in time to recall environmentalists pipe dream: stopping it.

On the Inefficient Road Again

CNN, NBC talk up Willie Nelsons new biofuel, missing the pitfalls.

Cartoon Pyramids, Computer Games and School Lunches

Media continue push for government intervention to make kids eat healthier.

Times Claims Climate of Secrecy Adds to Medical Costs

Collusion between doctors and manufacturers blamed, but paper leaves out standard realities of the marketplace.

Why Not Global Warming?

Plenty of experts have said theres no evidence global warming caused Katrina, but the media continue to ask the same question.

The Picture of Hype

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

143 Million Cheeseburgers Short of Paradise

ABC misstated goal for weight loss by supersized amount.

Coverage of Wal-Mart Movies Lopsided

Media focus on criticism of retailer, picking up themes of anti-store documentary instead of pro-market film.

All the Benefits, None of the Costs

CBS looks at savings from solar power, ignoring all the expenses.

Whos Profiteering Now?

Congress and media push to punish oil companies despite the fact governments rake in more from oil taxes than oil companies earn in profits.

Anti-Wal-Mart Movie Presses Forward

Media dwell on latest film by OutFoxed creator, downplay pro-company documentary..

A Lead Lunch?

ABC worries parents that lead is in some lunch boxes, even though tests indicate no health hazard.

A Quarter Billion Dollars For Malaria, But No Time For Prevention

ABC looks at deaths, ignores extant solution

60 Minutes Bypasses Obvious Health Care Solution

Savings accounts would place choice in the hands of employees, end need for company intervention.

Today Hits an Anti-Corporate Gusher

NBC criticizes oil company profits, wondering how much is too much?

Bernanke Nomination Brings Out Medias Economic Concerns

Newspapers list housing bubble, deficits, inflation confronting next Fed chairman but issues arent as dire as they suggest.

CNN Calls Legal Reform Silly

House overwhelmingly passes cheeseburger bill to prevent obesity-related lawsuits, but anchor says everyone involved acted foolishly.