Journalists 'Parsing' Economic Words? Not This 'Crisis'

A few in the media act responsibly to set a steady tone, but too many choose Great Depression theme.

Couric on Bailout Defeat: 'What in the World Are You People Doing?'

'CBS Evening News' anchor cites Warren Buffett with over-the-top questioning of House Minority Leader.

Networks Help Obama Bridge Gap on Earmarks

Journalists race to 'check' Palin claims, ignore Democrats' billion dollars in earmarks.

'Evening News' Spouts Old Attack on Bottled Water, Endorses Regulation

One-sided CBS report prefers tap, showers scrutiny on plastic containers and leaves out industry reps.

CBS Squeezes in Bad Economic News before McCain Speech

'Evening News' finds time for 'disappointing' employment and retail figures, but ignored good GDP news Obama's night.

Forbes Names Vieira Most Powerful On-Air Woman in Media

Magazine ranks 'Today' host above top journalists; does not mention anti-business history.

About-Face: Media Outlets Turn on 'Cancer Vaccine' Maker

Two years after broadcast networks, newspapers heralded Gardasil 'breakthrough,' Merck under attack for marketing its product.

ABC, CBS Praise Return and 'Reverse' of Harry & Louise

Broadcast networks incorrectly suggest famous opponents of universal health care now support expansion of government.

CBS Highlights Southwest's Smart Business Practices

'Evening News' shows how discount carrier maintained profitable streak through oil hedging and simplified business model.

'Evening News' Declares Imminent Death of Suburbia

Segment repeats 15-year-old claims by doom-and-gloom author who wrongly predicted Dow crash, Y2K disasters.
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