BusinessandMediaInstitute

Bubble, Boom or Bust?

Media confuse the housing issue by comparing real estate to the stock market and stoking fears of a national bust.

NBC Fuels Gas Price Hysteria

Network blames the president for high gas prices and emphasizes government regulation and taxes over free-market solutions.

Payday at CBS: 60 Minutes Cashes in on Another Business Attack

Network uses disgruntled customers, competitor and frustrated official to target loan companies.

Obesity Coverage: Give or Take 75,000 Deaths

The media cant seem to get the CDCs updated obesity statistics straight.

News Coverage Skews View of Social Security Reform

Networks deliver liberal talking points and then the media wonders why support for personal accounts isnt stronger.

Large Tax Increase Not Newsy Enough for Media

Major outlets ignore Democratic Congressmans Social Security proposal that would raise the payroll tax.

Biased Accounts: Part II - Truth About Social Security Reform Lost in Transition

Networks cite red-herring costs of personal accounts without explaining what they mean.

Paper Tigers Take Bite Out of American Dream

Three major newspapers attack traditional economic views and show support for the welfare state.

Getting Personal over Personal Accounts

Business Week attacks the ownership society with scare tactics and liberal talking points.

Investing for Dummies

When it comes to managing money, the L.A. Times says were all dummies. The next step in the logic is for Social Security to stay the same to protect us from ourselves.
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