Business Articles

Memo to Media: Gas Prices Still Far from All-time High

NYT is one of few to admit record isnt really a record.

NBC On Auto Pilot Backs Union, Ignores Carmaker

News show relies on UAW president, former autoworker and labor expert to tell a one-sided business story.

Accuracy on Leave from ABC

Network paints business-law reformers as eager to take parents away from sick kids.

Jobs Report Positive; News Reports Negative

NYT and Reuters frame positive news negatively, while others provide mixed reports or no report at all.

Two Against One in Food Fight

Balance not on the menu in NBC report on food industry.

First Class Research Receives Second Class Coverage

Networks make erroneous and incomplete reports on Womens Health Study.

Alls Well With Oil

BusinessWeek explains why theres no need to worry about oil supplies.

Its Only Rock N Roll

Live 8 performers dont tell the whole story about African problems.

Post Slants Tax Cut Story

Paper begrudgingly admits economic growth but warns of scary deficits.

Confidence Game

ABC Skips 3-Year High in Consumer Confidence But Reports Heavily on Negative Numbers.

CBS, NBC Ignore Fact That Drug Importation Is Illegal

Networks fail to explain the facts behind idea for getting prescriptions from Canada.

Global Warming Coverage: Science Left Behind

In the race for emissions regulation, journalists are in the lead.

Animal Rights Group Lawsuit Milks Media Coverage

Associated Press ignores groups anti-food industry bias and calls them physicians committee.

CBS Continues Coverage of Alleged Viagra Link to Blindness

Ongoing story downplays FDA disagreement and shows networks one-sided approach to rare risk.

CBS News Botches Simple Math

Interest rate on student loans will go up, but not double, on July 1.

Times Does Cover Story on Voodoo Science

Autism claim is just latest way to attack coal power plants for adding mercury into the environment.

Business & Media Institute Re-Launches Web Site With Added Features

Upgraded site offers more content as BMI prepares launch of new newsletter.

Logo Shows Freedom is Foundation for a Free Market

Logo Shows Freedom is Foundation for a Free Market

Commentary: The Georgia Tea Party

In The FairTax Book, two Atlantans offer a bold plan to toss the income tax overboard.

Tax & Spin

Five Ways the Media Distort Tax Issues

A Million-Year El Nio?

New York Times Selective in Article on Climate Studies

ABCs Mercury Straw Man

World News Tonight gives exposure to environmental group, even as story discredits Robert Kennedys claims.

ABC Reports: Breakfast is Controversial

New ads for kids cereals are the latest target in the anti-free market obesity war.

CNNs Henry Misrepresents Personal Accounts Polls

Claims public doesnt support private accounts, but facts show otherwise.

Times Brings Balance to Outsourcing Coverage

The insourcing side of the story shows how imported auto industry plants bring 60,000 jobs to U.S.

$7 Billion, But Whos Counting?

Media harp on PBS political controversy but ignore massive government funding of public broadcasting.

Post Spins History to Attack Business

Reparations story calls slavery a crime and fails to remind readers that it really wasnt.

30 Days of Supersized Guilt

Morgan Spurlock shows how difficult it is to pretend to be poor.

Social Security Debate

Free market defenders fight for ownership, while reform opponents want to increase biggest government program ever.

WSJ Attacks Exxon for Not Losing Money on New Energy Sources

Article looks down on free market success and leaves out scientists on the other side of the global warming debate.