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For Love of Money

Medias suspicion of and disdain for The Rich continues with Congress extension of tax cuts.

United Nations Reports Success in Containing Bird Flu in East Asia

News comes days after alarmist ABC movie capitalized on fears of a global pandemic.

ABC Mislabels CSPI in Story on Faulty Labeling

Network reporters leave out liberal tag, history of anti-industry advocacy.

ABC Hits Gas Price Windfall to Big Government

Networks Dan Harris goes against media conventional wisdom again with report on governments tax bite at the pump.

Media Concerned about Government Having Phone Numbers

But government tax collectors know far more about you than the NSA learned from phone companies.

Who Likes High Gas Prices?

Alls Well that Ends in Oil

Drilling in ANWR gets an icy reception from Congress and the media.

Nightline Separates Fact from Fiction on Bird Flu

But two months earlier ABCs Avila featured a doctor who warned of a 50 percent death rate from virus.

NY Times Shivers at Cooling Housing Market

Negative spin emphasizes cooling prices rather than benefits of a buyers market in residential real estate.

ABC Hypes Rising Jet Fuel Cost as Memorial Day Travel Approaches

But air travel may increase with higher gas prices while airfares could keep airlines afloat, say experts.

Dont Ask Post If Galbraith Was Left-Wing

Paper avoids labeling economist in one tribute, lionizes him as a liberal intellectual in another.

No More Blood for Oil

ABC shows man giving blood to pay for gasoline.

CBS Didnt Do Homework on Teachers Gas Price Story

Three years ago the same woman said she could only afford her job thanks to her military pension.

CBSs Julie Chen Bubbly with Praise for CSPI Soda Ban

Interview fell flat with softball questions, no mention of liberal groups lawsuit.

Week Before Fatal Contact, ABC Leads with Bird Flu Plan

But network passed up the story when Washington Post broke it weeks earlier.

Networks Ignore Greedy Gas Grab By Bolivian Socialists

Media continue criticizing American Big Oil while leaving Venezuela, Bolivia unaddressed.

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.