Media Research Center

The Media’s Cracked Crystal Ball: What Journalists Said We’d Find in 2015

In the 1980s and ’90s, journalists passed along expert predictions of the world as they thought it would be by the year 2015. Now that the New Year has finally arrived, it might be fun to ...
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Media’s Top 10 Most Embarrassing Predictions of 2013

Getting it wrong, news outlets’ erroneous forecasts: like online shopping, abundant Atlantic hurricanes, $24 billion government shutdown and more.
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Networks Hype High Estimate of Shutdown Cost, Job Loss

OMB finds damage to economy just one-fourth the reported size but gets little coverage.
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‘American Atlantis’: Rolling Stone Imagines End of Miami Due to Climate Change

Contributing editor uses outlandish predictions to say ‘Goodbye Miami’ from 24-foot storm surge.

Book Review: 'Climate of Corruption' Digs Deep Into Climate Change Agenda, Finds 'Big Lie'

Unlike the network news media that have campaigned against global warming for years, new book details the politicization of climate science.

Pumped Up Predictions

Network warnings of ever higher gas and oil prices leave out a key point they are usually wrong

Pumped Up Prices

Media's Gas Price Crystal Ball Is Murky

Journalists can't predict the future, but keep on trying anyhow.

Not Everything Went the Times' Way on Election Night....

Wishful thinking about Democratic wins in Florida, Kentucky, and Mississippi failed to pan out.

Year in Review: Who's Right, Who's Wrong with 2007 Predictions

BusinessWeek survey of economists and stock pickers from late 2006 gauges accuracy of guesses from the experts media rely on.
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