CBS Says Not Paying Your Underwater Mortgage 'Best Hope for Some to Stay Afloat'

'Evening News' sympathizes with borrowers who stopped paying, encourages 'strategic default.'

Double Standards on Mortgage Defaulters

Times reporter David Streitfeld covers mortgage defaulters on varying ends of the income spectrum, but only lectures "the rich" ones on the "civic good."

CBS Morning Show Links Foreclosures to West Nile Virus

'Early Show' says abandoned homes with neglected pools may be 'breeding ground' for disease-carrying mosquitoes.

USA Today: Fewer Economists Expect Recession

Poll shows number of economists diagnosing a recession has dropped from 67 percent to 51 percent since April.

ABC Hypes IndyMac Panic For Third Day Straight

'Good Morning America' continues to feed hysteria over bank failures.

'Nightly News' Attacks Home Lenders for Not Caving in to Troubled Borrowers

Segment puts burden on mortgage companies to make concessions on payments and interest rates to borrowers.

ABC Uses Weird Non-Customer Example to Attack Credit Card Companies

'Good Morning America' claims arbitration unfair by featuring rare case from activist group's report.

'Evening News': Foreclosures Causing Increased Homelessness

CBS blames housing crisis, not lost job, for loss of home in foreclosure hardship story.

CNN Shows a Better Way to Handle Potential Foreclosure

'Issue #1' segment a sharp contrast to April 3 'World News' report on how to cheat on your mortgage.

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.'
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