scarcity http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19064/all en Networks Ignore Ethanol Mandates in Most Coverage of Historic Drought http://mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-ethanol-mandates-most-coverage-historic-drought <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With corn crops dwindling, ethanol fuel requirements are poised to push prices even higher, something but ABC, CBS and NBC barely acknowledge. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The severe drought affecting the Midwest this year has caused the latest corn projections to be the <a href="http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/243101-biofuels-industry-prepares-for-attack-during-obama-iowa-visit">lowest since 1995</a>. With such a small corn crop, the government mandates that make some of that corn be used for ethanol make even less sense, and will raise prices even further.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-ethanol-mandates-most-coverage-historic-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Environment Government biofuel corn crop drought EPA ethanol food prices food riots food vs. fuel fuel prices gasoline government mandate inflation prices Regulation scarcity shortage Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:00:00 +0000 julia.seymour 41007 at http://mrc.org Unmasking the Myths Behind the Fairness Doctrine http://mrc.org/special-reports/unmasking-myths-behind-fairness-doctrine <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/cmi-staff">CMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Introduction</strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/unmasking-myths-behind-fairness-doctrine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Culture 2006 2007 2008 abc access air airwaves america american Americans argument audience audiences big biggest broadcast broadcasters broadcasting cable cap choose circulation CNN commercial committee conservative Conservatives controversial counter day december democratic doctrine doesnt dominate evening excellence fairness FCC find Fox free freedom government hosts image including information Internet issues june kennedy larger leading lean leaning left liberal limited list lists magazines major make medium million month morning national NBC network networks news newspaper newspapers newstalk noncommercial number numbers opinion opinions paper people percent policy political politicians popular president Press principal programming programs project public radio ratings reach reached reaches report reports running scarcity Senate show shows single sites source sources Speech squeezed state station stations talk Talkers Television Test top typical viewers web week weekly Mon, 10 Nov 2008 02:31:00 +0000 admin 31534 at http://mrc.org