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USA Today Cover Story Down on Drilling, Up on Alternative Fuels to Ease Gas Prices

Sidebars on solutions to high gas prices paint rosy picture for unproven gasoline substitutes and make drilling not seem worthwhile.

ABC Web Site Compares Current Day to Fall of Rome 'If We Don't Save Our Troubled Planet'

Network's 'Earth 2100' program warns about collapse of civilization, asks 'Are we next?'

'Evening News' Blames Corn Prices on Floods, not Ethanol

CBS segment reports government estimates for this year's corn crop will be 10 percent lower than last year, but fails to mention effects of fuel subsidies on prices.

'Nightly News' Warns of 'Stagflation'

Unemployment and inflation nowhere close to late 1970s levels, when term 'stagflation' was first used to describe economic climate.

Bad Economy Causing Spike in Spam Sales, Reports 'Nightly News'

Anchor Brian Williams calls lunch meat product 'a huge economic indicator' although Hormel attributes profit increase to a variety of factors.

'Today' Fails to Define 'Average' in Food Bank Scare

NBC morning show declares middle class is 'new face of hunger in America.'

Fat America Throws Out Enough Food to Feed Poor Countries?

A loaded headline and illustration assumes the worst about the U.S. - but a story on wasted food in America eventually shows that some countries throw out just as much.

ABC Wants You to Fight Global Warming One Cheeseburger at a Time

'World News' correspondent worries about everyone's contributions toward stopping climate change, even though governments worldwide must 'attack' it, he says.

'Evening News' Gives One-Sided Account of Genetically Modified Food

CBS correspondent Armen Keteyian warns viewers of engineered organisms, despite no evidence of widespread danger.

CNN Wonders 'What If' Oil Hit $200 a Barrel

Segment features speculation by reporter and 'peak oil' analyst, with no counter-arguments from today's reality.
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