Teen Sex Is Up? Blame Abstinence

ABC's Good Morning America and NPR point the usual finger, while Washington Post provides more balance.

Right Diagnosis, Wrong Remedy

Condoms don't protect against HPV.

ABC's Pregnant Priorities

Good Morning America presents a thoughtful look at a trio of teens who have had to grow up real fast.

CBS Uses Teen Pregnancy Stats to Promote Midwest Teen Sex Show

Calls explicit internet program a popular health podcast.

As Teen Pregnancy Rates Rise, Times and Post Blame Abstinence Education.

Both papers took the standard, biased media approach by challenging federal funding of abstinence education while ignoring the far greater funding of condom-based sex education.

Abstinence Gets Fair Treatment from Today Show

NBC's Meredith Vieira is skeptical, but at least she isn't hostile.

Does AP Stand for 'Anti-Abstinence Propaganda?'

Associated Press slams abstinence-only education as Congress considers funding.

Don't Use the 'A' Word

Media tout condom use, ignore increase in abstinence to explain record low teen birth rate.

When Doubling the Money Isn't Enough: Media Slam Bush AIDS Plan

Press cites experts who say increased spending is insufficient, and savages spending on abstinence education.

Why Abstinence Education 'Fails'

The authorities charged with implementing the abstinence-only curriculum don't like it, don't believe in it, and have done everything in their power to ensure that it should fail.
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