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USA Today Downplays Its Own Explanation of Health Care Costs

Major series fails to understand why premium care has a premium price.

Times Downplays Greenspans 18-Year Success

Paper dwells on danger if housing turns into a bubble that bursts.

World News Tonight Criticizes Outsourcing

ABCs Closer Look takes one step forward, two steps back on trade debate.

Media Fail to Realize Oil Not Even Near Records

Reporter Jim Axelrod mocks local tourism and shows his field of dreams isnt in Iowa.

Bogus Mercury/Autism Claims Linked to Death

Controversial treatment to rid body of metals may have killed a child.

Media Continue to Pound on Obesity Coverage

Fast food restaurants are stalking children; Southerners are getting fatter; and the misleading Body Mass Index is back in the news after a football players death.

Saving at the Pump Means Paying More for Vehicles

Media continue to refine their talking points about failure of new CAFE standards.

The Business of Rebuilding

Network news gives little time to Americans generosity, as businesses use their profits to help the needy.

The Media Spin: Bring Out the Tea Leaves

Global warming is in fashion today, but veteran journalist David Goodnow remembers when we once feared another little ice age.

Econ 101: Are Housing Prices Too High?

Professor Gary Wolfram explains the economics behind pricing and the housing bubble.

Media Take a Bite Out of CAFE Guidelines

Government proposes new light truck, SUV fuel standards, but media highlight critics.

Networks Send Plaintiffs Message to Drugmakers

Media continue lopsided coverage of litigation in Vioxx verdict.

Lou Dobbs Attacks Free Trade

More Media Go Drilling for Viewers

CBS, ABC launch new features on gas prices. Reporter Axelrod shows hes going the wrong way.

AARP vs. the Free Market on Drug Prices

Ignoring the simple rule of demand in determining prices, news reports chide drug companies for not pegging their prices to inflations rise.

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Lou Dobbs Tonight Hides Good News Behind Negative View of Free Market

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Lou Dobbs Tonight Hides Good News Behind Negative View of Free Market

Times Scares Readers with the Crisis Ahead

Magazine story describes a Mad Max future based one the work of one author.

Missing the Point on Prices

Networks continue to hype gas prices high above the national average, while the Post looks to government for pricing.

Oil Prices Drop and Networks Ignore It

ABC does note the cause of the problem is that businesses cant build new refineries.

Obesity Battle Pops Up Again

Networks half-baked report criticized those who have fun in the sun.

ABC Plays The Old Skin Game

Networks half-baked report criticized those who have fun in the sun.

Networks continue gas price hype

ABC does note the cause of the problem is that businesses cant build new refineries.

Broken records: Media repeat phony claim of all-time high gas prices

Major medias problem with adjusting prices based on inflation adds to anxiety about cost.

Networks Paint Bush Economy As Bleak No Matter What The Facts Really Say

Medias bad news bears deliver negative news 62 percent of the time despite economic expansion.

Commentary: The Media Say the Economy Is Horrible, So It Must Be True

But their coverage of the Bush economy reads like a collection of Democratic Party press releases, calling a strong economy everything from 'struggling' to 'volatile' or 'dicey.'

Social Securitys Retirement Date Long Passed

70th anniversary marked by media spin on reforming the system.