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Missing: Media Criticism of OPEC

After oil spikes above $100 a barrel, condemnation of OPEC's decision to put less oil on the market nowhere to be found.

Enviro Shocker: Biofuels Production Contributes to Warming, Studies Say

Two studies show clearing land for biofuel production will do more harm than it would prevent.

Media Gas Price Scares Running on Fumes

Predictions of fast-approaching $4-gallon gasoline are evaporating.

Slate.com Editor-in-Chief's Diagnosis: Bush Has a Learning Disability

Former Newsweek reporter doesn't;accept the idea that we invaded Iraq to secure supplies of oil.'

Bernanke Says No Recession; U.S. Economy Will Show 'Resilience' in Long Term

Fed Chairman tells House Budget Committee a stimulus package could be needed to help the economy in the short-term; food and energy prices should 'decelerate.'

Media Nearly Unanimous: 'Recession' Inevitable

Networks overwhelmingly predict recession in 2008 but ignore surveys of economists showing majority do not expect recession.

Newsweek: 'The Economy Sucks'

Author reminisces about voters' perception of the economy that won Clinton the presidency in 1992.

The Oops and Downs of Economic Predictions

The public has to be confused as the media over-predict downturns and gas price spikes but lack accuracy.

Evening Newscasts Not Sure Energy Bill is Enough

ABC's Gibson wonders if epic energy bill will go far enough in regulating Americans' energy use; NBC relies on one-sided experts to praise it.

The Medias Top 10 Economic Myths of 2007

Compiled by the Business and Media Institute
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