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Look, Ma Bell, No Competition

CBS sees resurrection of telephone monopoly and bills going up, while other networks give free-market perspective that competition can lower bills.

Broadcasters Ignore or Distort Solid Job Report

ABC and CBS ignore 4 1/2-year unemployment low of 4.7 percent while CNN finds results mixed at best.

ABC Stuck in a Moment of One-Sided Coverage

World News Tonight features Bonos call for more foreign aid, but no critics of corrupt African governments.

USA Today Insists Mine Safety Fines Arent High Enough

The untold story, however, is the trend toward increased safety and higher productivity in American mines.

6-Year Low in Unemployment Claims Draws Yawns from Media

Networks ignore the story while major newspapers downplay it.

Strong February Employment Still Downplayed by Some Media

Several outlets frown on 243,000 new jobs, but others show improvement in coverage of monthly jobs report.

Newspapers Saw the U.S. Budgets Slightly Smaller Shadow

Its five more years of drastic cuts, say The Washington Post and New York Times

Media Emphasize Exxon Profit, Restart Focus on Windfall Taxes

But study finds Uncle Sam makes a killing off gas taxes already.

Medias GDP Reports Grossly Unproductive

Quarterly economic numbers typically get ignored, downplayed and hyped.
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