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Econ 101: It Pays to Be Ignorant
10/11/2006 3:16 PM ET
Dr. Gary Wolfram explains why it's actually rational to be an uninformed voter.
NY Times Bashes Religious Tax Exemptions
10/11/2006 2:00 PM ET
CNN Heavily Promotes Dobbs and His Idea of 'Class Warfare'
10/11/2006 11:16 AM ET
As Election Nears, 'American Morning' host Soledad O'Brien provides a platform to slam Bush tax cuts, free trade.
Networks Overlook 810,000 New Jobs
10/10/2006 1:59 PM ET
Weekend news reports leave out huge revision to employment numbers.
ABC Blows Smoke at Audience on Tobacco-on-Film Study
10/10/2006 1:02 PM ET
Reporter Nauert left out any critique of study by anti-tobacco advocates who call for R-ratings
Wash. Post Notes Popularity of Gas Price Conspiracy Theories Among General Public
10/6/2006 1:49 PM ET
But reporter Steve Mufson left out that some journalists, like CNN's Jack Cafferty, have given credence to the idea.
Networks Overlook Dow Jones at Record High, Strong Retail Sales
10/6/2006 10:51 AM ET
One analyst said of robust sales figures that 'everything came together' in September.
Hurricane-Happy Media Not Interested When Forecast Downgraded
10/5/2006 5:04 PM ET
Press mostly ignore new prediction of no more major hurricanes in 2006.
USA Today Hypes Risk of Bacteria in Packaged Produce
10/5/2006 4:02 PM ET
But reporter buried expert who said the industry does a 'superb' job of cleaning veggies.
Media Ignore OPEC's 'Toying' with Oil Output
10/5/2006 1:11 PM ET
Weeks ago, CNN's Jack Cafferty pushed theory that oil company execs were driving prices down.
Waging War: Media Ignore Compensation Increase
10/4/2006 4:49 PM ET
Media complain about 'stagnant' pay in an era of massive benefit growth.
10/4/2006 2:00 PM ET
Coastal Protection Turned into Reefer Madness
10/4/2006 1:30 PM ET
Environmentalists to thank for yet another eco-tastrophe.
'Recession' Never Recedes Far from News Comments
10/4/2006 12:15 PM ET
TV reports continue to raise the specter of economic troubles despite strong growth and low unemployment.
On Day of Dow Record, CBS Warns of Economic Problems
10/4/2006 11:28 AM ET
Networks omit suggestion that tax cuts have helped the economy, market.
Oklahoma Senator Spars with CNN's Miles O'Brien in Interview
10/3/2006 2:29 PM ET
Senator cited media bias and O'Brien's own hype about a new ice age just 12 years earlier.
ABC Worries Churches Are Ruining Texas City's Finances
10/2/2006 4:25 PM ET
Reporter features mayor's complaints but leaves out existing regulation on churches, mayor's rosy view of the city's finances in 2006 'State of the City' speech.
Wash. Post Media Critic: NPR is Liberally Biased
10/2/2006 11:36 AM ET
In CNN interview, paper's Howard Kurtz noted radio network's taxpayer-funded leftward slant.
NBC Accuses Oil Firms of 'Fleecing' Taxpayers
9/29/2006 4:43 PM ET
But reporter's complaint is really that government forgot to tax oil drilling.
CNN's Miles O'Brien Paints Senator on Quixotic Quest against Global Warming Reality
9/28/2006 5:17 PM ET
But the science is hardly unanimous, and computer models predicting warming have been wrong before.
NBC Puts Downspin on Climbing Stock Market
9/28/2006 2:46 PM ET
'Nightly News' touts housing and auto problems instead of near-record average.
Restaurants Left out of Stories on Trans Fat Ban
9/28/2006 12:05 PM ET
Network news ignored or downplayed criticism of New York City's proposed food regulation.
CNN Claims Small Price Drop Indicates Widespread Housing Problems
9/27/2006 5:21 PM ET
'American Morning' overemphasizes slight decline with tales of a bubble that has 'burst.'
Media Myth: Gas Hysteria
9/27/2006 4:03 PM ET
Prices are Falling, But
Gas Hysteria: Prices are Falling, 'But ...'
9/27/2006 2:00 PM ET
CNN's Serwer Dismisses Market Conspiracies
9/27/2006 1:07 PM ET
But his network has toyed with gasoline price-fixing conspiracies for weeks.
9/27/2006 11:26 AM ET
Many environmentalist pursuits lack simple cost-benefit analysis.
NBC, CBS Downplay Good News about Economy
9/27/2006 11:17 AM ET
Consumer confidence, market performance news undercut by hurricane fears, corporate scandal sentences.
ABC Reheats Leftover Bias on Global Warming, Showcases Hansen
9/26/2006 5:46 PM ET
Global warming skeptics, critics of NASA's Hansen left out in the cold; Hansen's 'political inclinations' lean heavily left.
CBS Greeted Housing Value News with Slanted Story on Housing Bubble
9/26/2006 3:06 PM ET
Rival NBC's Anne Thompson, however, emphasized buyers' market, strong resale value on most homes.
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