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The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2008

BMI's collection of outrageous economic bias for the entire year: From the salmonella outbreak to the media's call for a new, New Deal.

NBC Finds Libraries 'Popular,' but Suffering from Economy

'Nightly News' segment laments government cuts for library funding, includes a man crying over library closure.

Nets Attack Vitamin Supplements After Study Casts Doubt on Disease Prevention

CBS, NBC question the benefits of vitamin supplements for disease prevention, but ignore the positive nutritional aspects.

Unemployment Nearly as Bad as During Clinton

Media selectively spin downturn into foundation for new, New Deal.

NBC Discovers Union Role in Auto Industry Turmoil

Unlike most other coverage, 'Today' segment highlights UAW contracts as 'albatross' for Big Three.

Networks Darken 'Black Friday'

Broadcast journalists marginalize increased turnout, spending; focus on downbeat angles of holiday shopping.

NBC Bemoans Divorce Taking a Hit in Bad Economy

The Today show fails to suggest that couples forced to stay together for economic reasons should try to reconcile.

Networks Back Big Three Bailout

As with mortgage bailout, broadcast news outlets support government rescue of failing auto makers.

NBC's Curry Climbs 'Poster-Child' for Climate Change

'Today' show anchor misleads viewers about declining Mt. Kilimanjaro ice during network's 'green' week.

SVU Sends Pro-Life Message, but Swipes at Bristol Palin

NBC's popular crime show bases an episode on the real life high school pregnancy pact, but can't resist a gratuitous dig at the much-maligned Palin family.
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