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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.

Government-Sponsored Enron: Executive Summary

Billion-Dollar Scandal Not Ready for Prime Time

Government-Sponsored Enron

Billion-Dollar Scandal Not Ready for Prime Time

Networks Hound Burger King for Launching Enormous Sandwich

ABC and NBC shake their collective finger at the naughty peddlers of the new Omelet Sandwich.

CBS Evening News Wakes Up to Find Non-profit Gets Funding

Report criticizes National Sleep Foundation for drug industry financing, but ignores backing for Public Citizen, as well as its own advertisements.

CNNs Global Warming Special Typifies Liberal Bias of Climate Coverage

Reporter Miles OBrien presented viewers with a one-sided story that only a Kyoto supporter could love

Apples and Oranges: Media Wrongly Equate Galveston Pension Plan with Bushs Social Security Reform

Journalists are dismissing the idea of personal Social Security accounts by twisting the facts about a private pension plan in Texas.

ABC Manufactures Anti-Cookie, Anti-Free Market Story

If youre eating the Girl Scouts Thin Mints, beware: the food police watching.

TIME Embraces Bad Economics That Blame America for World Poverty

By giving one economist its recent cover story, TIME failed to look critically at demands for more government spending abroad and the reality of how much the U.S. already gives in foreign aid.

ABC Uses Old Interview for One-Sided Trade Story

ABCs World News Tonight offered up a painfully one-sided view of U.S. trade in its March 11 broadcast.

Media Continue to Attack Drug Companies with Misinformation

Reporters rely on fuzzy math to misrepresent massive R&D spending in the pharmaceutical industry.

60 Minutes Describes Video Game as a Killer Application

CBS sets its sights on Grand Theft Auto for a broadcast beatdown that promoted another multi-million-dollar lawsuit.

NYT/CBS Numbers Show Support for Bush on Social Security

Broadcasters are pointing to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll as evidence that Bush has no support for changing Social Security.

ABC Promotes Times Pact with Left-Wing Advocacy Group

The Eye On America segment took a look at teens hooked on tanning and, instead, spied a doctor campaigning against the whole idea of tanning.

CBS Backs Nanny State Ban on Teen Tanning

CBS Evening News tried to shine some light on the tanning industry last night, but ended up simply showing their anti-business bias.

Supporter: Kyotos greatest value is symbolic

Despite the Washington Posts skewed reporting on climate change, it let slip a major point: that the treaty is feel-good legislation designed to tax the industrialized world to fund development in ...

Couric, CBS Morning News touted Frances short work week, but will they admit it failed?

Now that the French are rethinking the cap, will Couric admit the plan was a total failure?

Legal Analyst Undercuts Tort Reform Debate

CNNs Jeffrey Toobin undermined Presidents Bush discussion of runaway litigation before Bush even gave his speech by claiming frivolous lawsuits are urban legends.