gasoline

Media Premature on Anticipated Doom of $100/Barrel Oil

Networks warned of $100/barrel oil and its potentially disastrous effects months ago, but it hasn't happened.

Morning Show Uses Thanksgiving Travel to Call High Gas Prices 'Highway Robbery'

CNN's 'American Morning' frames story on gas prices as if oil companies are stealing from consumers.

NPR's $100 Oil Series: Profits Will Be Used for New Exploration

Report explains how higher prices enable companies to invest in the future of energy.

ABC: Why is Shell Taking from Your Grandchildren's College Fund?

'Good Morning America' asks president of Shell Oil if he could 'cut back' on profits.

CNN Reporter Tries to Explain Oil and Gas Prices

While predicting higher gas prices, 'American Morning's' Ali Velshi confuses viewers who might not know that gasoline and crude oil are separate - and different - markets.

Networks Still Get High on Gas

ABC, NBC and CBS reports mention price drop only about one-fourth of the time.

NBC Leaves Out Big Reason Corn Prices, and Milk Prices, Are Higher

Gas prices are down, so 'Today' laments higher milk costs - but doesn't mention the ethanol subsidies that make cows' feed so expensive.

USA Today Continues to Hype Hybrids and Ignores the Downsides of Ownership

Hybrids still cost more and can have repair problems, but media coverage stays positive.

Media Spread Suspicion of Gas 'Gouging'

Record gas prices prompt journalists' support for more price gouging investigations, vague legislation.

Media Hit the Gas -- Correctly, for a Change

Finally, 26 years and thousands of stories later, journalists find the price is right.
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