Business Articles

Ignoring Growth, Eyeing Gas Gauge

Econ 101: Counting on the Government

Why does everyone expect the president and Congress to fix gas prices?

Who Likes High Gas Prices?

Not everyone is crying all the way to the pump.

CBS Kicks Off Another Road Trip on Gas Prices

Competitor ABC notes that prices are nowhere near record highs

ABC Medical Journalist Has a Fever

And the only prescription is more regulation.

CNNs Serwer: Bush Isnt Getting Word Out on Hot Economy

But the business contributor has frequently done his part to emphasize the negative.

Has the Fat Lady Sung?

ABC News urges common sense, parenting in watching childrens weight.

Bashing Big Oil, CBS Still Downplays Hugo Chavezs Use of Oil Profits

Evening News reporter uses Citgo station owner to attack oil companies, while ABC offers a more accurate perspective.

Should We Worry About China-U.S. Trade?

Should We Worry About China-U.S. Trade?

Media Again Ignore Consumer Confidence Highs

Networks leave out good news that high gas prices arent hurting confidence in the economy.

Media Attack Executive Pay, Hide Effort to Seal Their Own Compensation Records

Networks focus on staggering pay and pensions for Exxon and other corporate CEOs, even as media companies fight SEC rule on disclosing high salaries.

CNNs OBrien: Maybe We Could Have More Gas Taxes

American Morning host wants motorists to pay Uncle Sam more at the pump.

NBC: Chicken Farms Shield U.S. Poultry from Avian Flu

In a departure from hype, reporter Tom Costello says American poultry pandemic highly unlikely.

Blogger Who Blamed Halliburton for Iraq Rains on U.S. Economys Parade

David Wallechinsky gives gloomy look at American dream in weekend magazine.

Ethanols Role in Higher Gasoline Prices Not News

Networks seem to be waking up to pricing effects, though free-market critics of the alternative fuel have issued this warning for years.

CNN Reporter: Union Strike Would Have Locked Up My Kids Bikes

Business contributor Andy Serwer shares how a doorman strike in NYC would have affected him.

Post Reports Global Warming Wont Be As Devastating As Predicted

After hinting that Earth could follow Venus in a warming trend, The Washington Post includes a new study that calms climate change rhetoric.

In the Midst of Warnings, Life Expectancy Increases

Positive story a welcome respite from fear-mongering on obesity and bird flu.

Americans innocent, but guilty from eating

Journalists continue to pound people about diet, so is it any wonder we dont like food any more?

Earth Day Special

Too Hot Not to Handle

HBOs Earth Day global warming special is high-octane propaganda intent on changing Americas prosperous habits.

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.

Why Are We Over a Barrel?

Networks blame big, bad oil but skip threats, taxes and increased demand.

Time Special Plugs Eco Tourist Spa with Air Conditioning

Weeks earlier, the same magazine warned of dire consequences from greenhouse gases.

Networks Complain of Record-High Oil That Isnt

But reporters for The Washington Post, USA Today put prices in perspective.

Shocking News: The Economy Is Producing Good Jobs

Christian Science Monitor reveals what most economists have known for years.

ABC Makes Time for First-Person Attack on Oil Firms

World News Tonight provides a forum for one mans complaint about being gouged.

Wash. Post Ignores Uncle Sams Monopoly in Wyoming

Paper blames rich for crowding out middle class residents even though government owns 97 percent of the land.