The Worst-Case Economy Reporting Handbook

Media using extreme cases as examples of how bad the economy is for 'average Americans.'

Credit-Crunched CBS Journalist Reports on Families in Same Situation

Cynthia Bowers, who has reported on housing for a decade, had a run-in with her own adjustable-rate mortgage.

CNN Blames Lenders For 'Credit Crisis'

'In the Money' provides uncritical platform for documentary director to bash the credit industry.

Up in ARMs over Mortgages

BusinessWeek attacks banking and mortgage industries over adjustable rates, while network news warns consumers to pay attention to their loans.
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