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This Thanksgiving, Media Still Stuffed with Food Police Message
11/21/2011 6:40 PM ET
Media outlets maintain tradition with anti-obesity reporting heavy on calls for food regulation, taxation, with a side of shaming the overweight.
Fighting Captain Crunch's 'Darker Side' Against 'Epidemic of Childhood Obesity'
4/29/2011 1:54 PM ET
"By explicitly tying advertising to childhood obesity, the government is suggesting there is a darker side to cuddly figures like Cap'n Crunch, the Keebler elves, Ronald McDonald and the movie and ...
More Calm, Objective Biz Reporting: 'As the Nation's Obesity Crisis Continues Unabated...'
2/2/2011 12:45 PM ET
This is a news story? Reporter Andrew Martin: "As the nation's obesity crisis continues unabated...Many Americans eat too many calories every day, expanding their waistlines and imperiling their ...
From Soda Taxes to Happy Meal Toy Bans, Media Feed Viewers Food Police Message
11/10/2010 10:11 PM ET
Under guise of anti-obesity crusade, liberal media ask if soda is 'killing us,' compare it to cocaine and condemn fast food companies for ads.
Let Them Drink Starbucks! Mika Brzezinski Wants a Ban on All Sugary Sodas
7/6/2010 12:40 PM ET
MSNBC 'Morning Joe' co-host brags about her new adoration for San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom for instituting soda vending machine ban.
NY Times Critical of Food Industry Opposition to Salt Regulation
6/1/2010 5:04 PM ET
Newspaper leads with salt's 'ill effects on the nation's health,' buries study about portion control.
CNN Still Hungry for Food Rules, Eats Up Oliver's Call for Billions for School Lunch 'Revolution'
3/31/2010 4:24 PM ET
Cable network continues its pro-regulation, pro-government obesity reporting with extreme examples, lack of critics and calls for government funding.
ABC, NBC Hype CSPI's Left-Wing Anti-Restaurant Study
5/12/2009 8:50 AM ET
Evening newscasts push Center for Science in the Public Interest study about killer salt, downplay individual responbility for food choices.
The Nanny State Diaries
8/20/2008 1:03 PM ET
Nine of the most business-hurting, freedom-hating and logic-bending regulations and bans on the books - and how the media love them.
'World News' Promotes Food Police Attack on Marketing
7/30/2008 12:11 PM ET
Segment insists characters brainwash kids into eating unhealthy foods, says voluntary standards 'aren't nearly good enough.'
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