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CBS Omits Skepticism of Homeowner Bailout Plan

'Evening News' acts as if mortgage rescue package is taxpayers' duty since 'the government helped rescue Bear Stearns.'

Network Morning Shows Celebrate 'April Fuel's Day' Bashing 'Big Oil'

Journalists draw parallels between higher gas prices and tax breaks for oil companies on day of congressional hearing.

Too Little, Too Late - Media Discover Mercury in Fluorescent Bulbs

Journalists' beloved 'eco-friendly' lights now considered more dangerous than originally thought, after government mandate required their use.

Burnett Ignores Ethanol's Role in Higher Food Prices

CNBC contributor blames 'energy prices and a weak dollar' for food inflation but neglects consequences of federal fuel mandates.

Veto-Proof Majority in Sight for Senate Dems, Says NYT

Yuk yuk yuk: "If voters start to take the comedian Al Franken seriously, the joke could be on Mr. Coleman in this potential swing state."

ElectionWatch: Networks Downplay Earmarks, Despite Millions Spent by Clinton and Obama

Print outlets and CNN report findings from budget watchdog, but study completely ignored by CBS.

Liar, Liar, Who's the Liar?

Baseball great Roger Clemens and his former trainer testify before Congress. While the media and America wonder which one lied, the real issue is what the scandal says about our culture.

Networks Cheer: 'The Check Is in the Mail,' 'Cash Is on the Way'

Coverage is not concerned with the cost to taxpayers, but if checks can be cut in time and whether recipients will spend or save their 'rebates.'

'Today' Lights Up Your Life with Puff Piece on Replacing Bulbs

Vieira changes one light bulb in her house, praises government mandate for compact fluorescents, and forgets to mention her big boss profits from their sale.

Media Stimulate Recession and Tax Rebate Frenzy by Twisting Fed Chairman's Words

Networks report Bernanke 'confirmed recession fears' even though he specifically said he is 'not forecasting recession.'
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