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Media Confidence Index Stays Low

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Media Confidence Index Stays Low Despite Consumer Optimism
Consumer confidence and new home sales are up, but TV journalists haven't seemed to notice. The U.S. economy and its consumers keep defying their dire predictions of recession and housing collapse.

Gates & Buffett: A Wealth of Information about How Journalists See Money
Rich duo proves that good media coverage can be had ... if you give money to the correct causes.

G: USA Today crows about Chick-fil-A marital counseling
B: NY Times downplays business costs of Supreme Court ruling
U: CBS jittery over kids drinking coffee
Washington Post Foodies Juiced about Food Police's New Target

Strange Brew of Coverage Now Brings Praise for Coffee

Parade Pushes Another Gas Tax



 
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