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Auto Workers Benefits: Catching Up with the Times

Broadcasters worry about the future of the American economy, but the NY Times points out that automakers are behind other industries when it comes to the reality of employee benefits.

War, Famine, Pestilence and Death

USA Today gives apocalyptic view of declining oil supply before admitting it might not come to pass.

Federal Help?

CBS reporter calls for government aid to assist Northeast flood victims.

Katrina Brought Poverty in America to the Front Page

Unfortunately, journalists havent accurately reported the data involved.

Dobbsing for Bias

Lou Dobbs Tonight Continues Assault on Free Market Policies

Newsweek Fawns over New Head of Frugal Environmental Group

Interview takes the left-wing NRDCs position on global warming and downplays their opposition to nuclear power.

Media Wont Rest until Taxes Are Raised

Networks flood airwaves with stories suggesting tax hikes to pay for Katrina and other price tags.

Media Chip Away at Insurances Rock Solid Coverage

Nightly News continues to ignore contracts and costs following Katrinas impact on Gulf.

Times Global Warming Claims Are A Natural Disaster

Magazine doesnt stop at linking hurricanes to climate change -- it dismisses skeptics and warns of abrupt, frightening consequences.

CBS Off Track With NASCAR Comments

60 Minutes criticizes racing as hucksterism despite its enormous success.

Dont Buy the Intolerance of Some Lactose Intolerants

Plaintiffs with stomach problems sue milk industry; media grant coverage to fringe vegan group.

Media Wrong About Katrina-Related Economic Downturn

September employment was little-changed despite predictions of 500,000 job losses.

Fannie Mae Scandal Grows and Networks Do Nothing

ABC, CBS, NBC skip $40-billion catastrophe at mortgage giant.

Compassion over Contracts

Mississippi lawyers lead an all-out assault on the meaning of a contract, and the media bolster their case with storm victims perspectives.

'Compassion over Contracts

Free the Gas Market

We cant change worldwide demand, but we can lift unnecessary restrictions on production and refinery capacity.

Times Joins the Anti-Corporate Bandwagon

Magazines positive portrayal downplays criticism and depicts Spitzerism as what the Democrats need.

North Pole in Peril

ABC, NYT use new study on Arctics seasonal ice shifts to sound global-warming alarm.

Media Add to Celebrity Push for U.N. Aid Mandate

ABC, CBS and NYT criticize U.S. foreign aid in terms of government contributions, leaving out huge private charity efforts.

More Doom That Wasn't

ABC Discovers a New Gateway Drug for Kids: Caffeine

Story compares caffeine to Steroids, but leaves out how commonplace it is.

Networks Pump Up Gas Prices

NBC Adds to Storm of Climate Change Stories

Network emphasized controversial new study without even a discouraging word.

The Price of Recovery

When prices rise, it helps get resources to the places theyre needed most.

The Media Spin: The Gatekeepers

Who decides whether you hear more about the Red Cross or the Salvation Army? Its the news producers.

Media Use Katrina to Lobby for Higher Taxes

Criticism for budget deficits has been replaced by calls for big government