LFTB http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21806/all en Five Reasons The Networks Have No Business Covering Business (Or the Economy) http://www.mrc.org/articles/five-reasons-networks-have-no-business-covering-business-or-economy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In 2012 alone, from approaching a fiscal cliff to Occupy movement, media proved unable to fairly cover many issues. </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>For many Americans, ABC, NBC and CBS are the major source of news on business and the economy. Unfortunately, this is like depending on the middle school student newspaper for information about important local school board deliberations. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/five-reasons-networks-have-no-business-covering-business-or-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Economy Environment Government Media Taxes 5 Reasons abc BPI bush business cbs Climate Change Diane Sawyer economic recovery economy fiscal cliff Global Warming Hurricane Sandy Jim Avila LFTB NBC networks obama occupiers Occupy Wall Street Pink Slime Rio+10 Rio+20 spending cut steven brill tax hike tax increases taxes Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:04:05 +0000 julia.seymour 42064 at http://www.mrc.org Famous Journalist Brill’s Beef with ABC http://www.mrc.org/articles/famous-journalist-brills-beef-abc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Steven Brill finds 13 counts of defamation in BPI’s lawsuit against ABC ‘compellingly persuasive.’ </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/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Well-know journalist Steven Brill, who founded Brill’s Content, recently turned his critical eye to Beef Products Inc. (BPI) and its lawsuit against ABC. Brill, also a legal writer and entrepreneur who also started American Lawyer magazine, said of BPI’s suit: “as an aficionado of these cases, I can report that this is the most detailed, persuasive complaint of its kind that I have ever read.”<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/famous-journalist-brills-beef-abc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media abc american lawyer beef beef products inc. bias BPI brill's content courtTV defamation Journalism Online Lawsuit legal LFTB malice media criticism Pink Slime Reuters steven brill the jungle upton sinclair Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:35:26 +0000 julia.seymour 41273 at http://www.mrc.org