3/19/2012 4:21 PM ET
President Barack Obama recently pontificated on gas prices, the
broadcast networks listened, parroted his explanations of why gas prices
have more than doubled since he took office.
3/16/2012 8:33 AM ET
It happens every spring. The players take their positions
for the big game. The fans start screaming as the huge numbers on the board go
up and up and up.
3/13/2012 4:15 PM ET
Charlie Rose and Bob Schieffer were President Obama's Amen corner on the issue of gas prices on Tuesday's CBS This Morning. Rose shamelessly claimed, "The President has a point...There's little ...
3/1/2012 12:35 PM ET
The three networks have, thus far, skipped Tuesday's revelation by
Energy Secretary Steven Chu that the "overall goal" of the Obama
administration isn't to get gas prices down. ABC, NBC and ...
2/24/2012 4:50 PM ET
While ABC's World News declared
"a big chunk of the pain at the pump is Wall Street's fault" on
Thursday, on NBC's Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams similarly
announced: "The problem ...
2/24/2012 1:24 PM ET
Appearing on the February 23 Hannity on Fox News for the weekly
Media Mash segment, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell
exposed the media attempts to downplay high gas prices and ...
2/24/2012 1:00 PM ET
ABC on Thursday and Friday hyped the idea, pushed by Nancy Pelosi, that
oil speculators on Wall Street are to blame for high gas prices, citing
a "top government watchdog." Of course, the ...
2/22/2012 10:02 AM ET
Gas prices mentioned in 97 stories in one month of 2008 coverage, compared to just 21 in month of 2012 coverage.
2/20/2012 2:43 PM ET
The New York Times tends to soft-pedal dangers like rising gas prices during Democratic administrations, while playing them up during Republican ones. But not on Sunday: The lead story brought ...
2/15/2012 5:28 PM ET
At the top of Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams pleaded:
"Why now? In a tight economy with so many Americans living on the
financial edge, why are they being asked to pay so ...