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Class Warfare

Washington Post columnist looks out the window and sees soup kitchens

Class Warfare

Washington Post columnist looks out the window and sees soup kitchens

A Simple Plan?

Media buy into panels simplification of tax code, focusing on deductions scrapped and, like the panel, avoiding real reform.

Fueling Outrage

Media turn consumers against 'big oil' for making money.

Media in a Frenzy over Oil Profits

The free market is lost in discussion of reining in businesses profitability.

Whos Afraid of a Little Inflation?

Media perpetuate the myth that oil prices have driven up inflation, ignoring the many differences between today and the 1970s.

Auto Workers Benefits: Catching Up with the Times

Broadcasters worry about the future of the American economy, but the NY Times points out that automakers are behind other industries when it comes to the reality of employee benefits.

War, Famine, Pestilence and Death

USA Today gives apocalyptic view of declining oil supply before admitting it might not come to pass.

Katrina Brought Poverty in America to the Front Page

Unfortunately, journalists havent accurately reported the data involved.

Media Wont Rest until Taxes Are Raised

Networks flood airwaves with stories suggesting tax hikes to pay for Katrina and other price tags.

Compassion over Contracts

Mississippi lawyers lead an all-out assault on the meaning of a contract, and the media bolster their case with storm victims perspectives.

North Pole in Peril

ABC, NYT use new study on Arctics seasonal ice shifts to sound global-warming alarm.

Cutting Taxes One Minute; Raising Them the Next

CNNs American Morning says raising gas taxes might be a better move than cutting them.

The Understatement of American Generosity

Coverage of private hurricane relief efforts pales in comparison to constant blame game on network news.

Media Link Hurricanes and Global Warming for More than a Decader

For at least 13 years, broadcasters have pushed global warming into coverage of disasters.

Refining: the Untold Story of the Oil Chain

Hurricane season brings more media references to refining capacity, but little explanation of this force behind gas prices.

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.

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.

Networks Send Plaintiffs Message to Drugmakers

Media continue lopsided coverage of litigation in Vioxx verdict.