Business Articles

For London Socialist, Taxes are the Answer

AP omits Red from Livingstones resume in coverage of his worldwide tax proposal.

FX Looks Left to Peak at Oil

Energy apocalypse is one big worst-case scenario

ABC Helps Officials Beef About Their Own Statistics

World News Tonight weighs in on the side of the Centers for Disease Control about obesity.

Media Neglect Support for Personal Accounts

Why are the media ignoring 450 economists in favor of personal accounts, including 5 Nobel Prize winners?

Network Doomsday Warnings Run Out of Gas

Gasoline prices actually fell during the week leading up to Memorial Day, but broadcasters reminded drivers of record highs.

Article Treats Wal-Mart Critics as Labor Experts

Media confuse the housing issue by comparing real estate to the stock market and stoking fears of a national bust.

Bubble, Boom or Bust?

Media confuse the housing issue by comparing real estate to the stock market and stoking fears of a national bust.

NBC Fuels Gas Price Hysteria

Network blames the president for high gas prices and emphasizes government regulation and taxes over free-market solutions.

Payday at CBS: 60 Minutes Cashes in on Another Business Attack

Network uses disgruntled customers, competitor and frustrated official to target loan companies.

Obesity Coverage: Give or Take 75,000 Deaths

The media cant seem to get the CDCs updated obesity statistics straight.

News Coverage Skews View of Social Security Reform

Networks deliver liberal talking points and then the media wonders why support for personal accounts isnt stronger.

Large Tax Increase Not Newsy Enough for Media

Major outlets ignore Democratic Congressmans Social Security proposal that would raise the payroll tax.

Biased Accounts: Part II - Truth About Social Security Reform Lost in Transition

Networks cite red-herring costs of personal accounts without explaining what they mean.

Paper Tigers Take Bite Out of American Dream

Three major newspapers attack traditional economic views and show support for the welfare state.

Getting Personal over Personal Accounts

Business Week attacks the ownership society with scare tactics and liberal talking points.

Investing for Dummies

When it comes to managing money, the L.A. Times says were all dummies. The next step in the logic is for Social Security to stay the same to protect us from ourselves.

New Book Features Business & Media Institute

Herman Cains They Think Youre Stupid points out media problems with biased reporting and poor economic coverage.

Paul Krugmans Serious Drug Problem is based on bad statistics

New York Times economist continues papers reliance on incorrect information about drug research costs.

Positive Job Growth Continues Will News Coverage Improve?

Two straight years of positive employment numbers and more than 3 million new jobs but those facts havent stopped the media from finding negativity in the strangest places.

Networks Play Up Energy Politics, Ignore Real Costs

Energy reports blame Bush for gas prices, misinform about oil refining and encourage fear of nuclear power.

Media Jump on Social Security Cuts to Obscure Details of Bush Plan

Washington Post, New York Times herald benefit cuts while news networks dismiss President Bushs sales pitch.

Biased Accounts: Executive Summary

Networks Guarantee Liberal View of Social Security

Biased Accounts

Networks Guarantee Liberal View of Social Security

Post Paints FDR as Moderate on Social Security

Story focuses on different legislative styles of Bush and Roosevelt. It then ignores enormous differences between then and now.

When Greenspan speaks

Post, Times dont even come close to agreeing on what Fed Chairman has to say.

CDCs Numbers Collapse Under Weight of New Study

Analysis finds estimates of obesity deaths 14 times higher than reality.

Super Size Me Star Continues Anti-Food Attack

Morgan Spurlock overate himself into stardom and took a bite out of McDonalds at the same time. Now hes got a TV show, and its sure to be offensive.

BBC Bothered by Capitalism in Afghan Capital

Reporter details the dangers of free market economics because landowners make a profit.

CBS Plays the Victim Card and Takes It to the Bank

Evening News criticizes controversial new fee after man overspends his account

Discovery Channel Blows Its Top and Its Credibility

Network focused on devastating impact of true story of Yellowstone volcano that just hasnt happened yet.