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Networks Look to Oil Speculators as Gas Price Scapegoat

'World News' estimates speculation adding $30 to the price of a barrel of oil, though others doubt such a big effect.

CNN Brings Negative View to 'Issue #1': The Economy

New mid-day show struggles to present economic news fairly, falls into same traps as other biased media.

CBS Praises Oil Company for $50 Million in College Aid

'Evening News' segment praises Murphy Oil for providing college funding for high school graduates of Arkansas town.

Cramer: 'Come on Man, Let Them Drill'

CNBC 'Mad Money' host lashes out at politicians for touting a 'windfall profits' tax and for not drilling domestically.

Lack of New Drilling Blamed on Oil Companies

Maryland congressman tells CNN off-limits oil areas shouldn't be opened to exploration because other lands where oil can't be recovered 'are sitting idle.'

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.

Oil Expert: Dem House Leader Misleads CNBC on Oil Lease Drilling

Hoyer tells 'Squawk Box' oil companies aren't drilling in 80 percent of leased areas, but fails to explain there's no production in those areas.

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?'

Boxer Indifferent to Effect of Higher Oil/Gas Taxes

Liberal Senator tells MSNBC 'tax-breaks, no tax-breaks, we've got to get off this addiction and when we do, we'll be free of them.'

Dodd: Government Can Mandate What Profit is 'Fair' for Business

Senate Banking Chairman targets oil firms for windfall profits tax.
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