problems http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7971/all en Uncritical Condition http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/uncritical-condition <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/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2010/Uncritical_Condition_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/uncritical-condition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 2008 abc abcs administration admitted agenda AMA america Americans big bill called Cannon care cbs cited claim claims congress cost Costs coverage critics day Debate didnt Doctors electronic experts federal found free good government health House huge included including information institute insurance insurers issue jan johnson johnsons Journalists july june lower made make March market Massachusetts medical Medicare million morning national NBC network networks news number obama obamacare obamas option patients people percent plan plans policy president presidents private problem problems program programs proponents proposals public records reform report Reporters reports run save Senate solution Speech state stories story study system Today told trillion uninsured universal week year york Thu, 04 Nov 2010 21:33:00 +0000 admin 30587 at http://www.mrc.org Fire and Ice http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice-0 <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Sidebars<br /><a title="Fire and Ice Executive Summary" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2010/Fire_and_Ice_Executive_Summary.html">Fire and Ice: Executive Summary</a><br /><a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2006/fireandice/fireandice_climchange.asp">U.S. Funds Nearly $4 Billion in Climate-Change Research</a><br /><a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2006/fireandice/fireandice_timeswarns.asp">The Times Warms to Cooling</a></strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 100 1895 1923 1954 1974 1975 2002 2005 2006 advance age ago Agriculture america Americans analysis announced april arctic article atlantic aug bad baxter began billion block bmi book Canada century claim claimed claims climate climatologists Cold concerns continued Cooling coverage day dec decade decades declared determine didnt dont earth earths explorer fact fear fears feb Food Fortune front gave geologists glacier Glaciers global government great growing half Headline heat hot human idea important increase Journalists june level lower macmillan Magazine magazines major mankind March melting million national nature news newspapers Newsweek north noted notion ocean paper past people period piece point polar post potential present print problems ran readers recent record report reported reporting reports research rising Science scientific scientists sea sept showed South soviet states stories story summer sunlight temperature Temperatures term threat titled todays trend Union united warm warmer warming warned warning washington wasnt Weather winters world wrote year years york Thu, 04 Nov 2010 01:03:00 +0000 admin 30586 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Feeds Toyota Fears; Ignores Government's Conflict of Interest http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-feeds-toyota-fears-ignores-governments-conflict-interest <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/anthony-kang">Anthony Kang</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>There have been just over a hundred complaints about brake problems on the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Toyota</st1:city></st1:place><strong> </strong>Prius. And <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=123374303"></a>according to Sylvia Marino of consumer car Web site Edmunds.com, “maybe as few as 1 in 12,000 or 1 in 13,000 of the cars in the recall even has the problematic pedal” that causes unwanted acceleration on other models. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-feeds-toyota-fears-ignores-governments-conflict-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Government problems stplace wstonstcity Fri, 05 Feb 2010 15:42:56 +0000 admin 27443 at http://www.mrc.org The Great Newspaper Bailout http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout <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/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's a maxim of journalism that newspapers are supposed to '<em>comfort the afflicted and afflict</em><em> </em>the comfortable<em>.</em>' Yet there are few industries more afflicted by problems than the news business, and some journalists and their supporters on the left are flexing political muscle to find more than a little comfort.</p> <br /> <p>And they certainly do need comfort. Nearly everywhere they turn, the news is bad.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-newspaper-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 2008 2009 american angeles antitrust april asked assistance Bailout BBC big bill billion billions broadband broadcasting business called CEO commission communities congress congressional continue control create daily direct dollars editor executive FCC federal financial foundation free fund funded funding future government group hearing idea including increase industry information institute Intervention involved involvement issue john journalism Journalists law left liberal los made major make model money nation national nations news newspaper newspapers NPR obama online organizations outlets PBS people percent piece post postal president Press print problems profit public publisher publishers recent remain report Review seeking society sort state subsidies subsidy support tax testimony told top urged washington wrote year years Wed, 04 Nov 2009 21:23:00 +0000 admin 30576 at http://www.mrc.org Media Mum on Barney Frank's Fannie Mae Love Connection http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-mum-barney-franks-fannie-mae-love-connection <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Are journalists playing favorites with some of the key political figures involved with regulatory oversight of U.S. financial markets?</p> <br /> <p><br /><br /><br /></p> <br /> <p>     MSNBC’s Chris Matthews launched several vitriolic attacks on the Republican Party <a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/articles/2008/20080918120353.aspx" target="_blank">on his Sept. 17, 2008, show</a>, suggesting blame for Wall Street problems should be focused in a partisan way. However, he and other media have failed to thoroughly examine the Democratic side of the blame game.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-mum-barney-franks-fannie-mae-love-connection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths Business and Media Institute 2003 2008 administration ago blame bush business called campaign committee congress department deregulation efforts family fannie financial Frank freddie government GSEs home House housing issue left lending mac mae members mortgage Moses news people political post problems reform relationship sept street wall washington wrote years Thu, 25 Sep 2008 07:29:00 +0000 admin 30119 at http://www.mrc.org Oil War: The Media Crusade http://www.mrc.org/balance-sheet/oil-war-media-crusade <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/bmi-staff">BMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <br /> <b> <a href="http://www.businessandmedia.org/articles/2008/20080806130359.aspx" /> Oil War: The Media Crusade</a></b><br /> Theres a super villain in the news and its not The Joker. Reporters on the broadcast networks and CNN battle the oil industry day after day for profits, price manipulation, and even muddling the global warming debate.<br /> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/balance-sheet/oil-war-media-crusade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Balance Sheet Business and Media Institute problems Wed, 06 Aug 2008 18:00:00 +0000 admin 29400 at http://www.mrc.org The Great Media Depression http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-media-depression <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2008/The_Great_Media_Depression_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <br /> <p>The year was 1929. The decade of the '20s was ending - not with a roar, but with a whimper. Years of a sky-high stock market and speculative buying were coming to a close. The Dow Jones had peaked on Sept. 3 at 381.17 and then began to dive as unknown and prominent companies alike saw their values drop. In a little more than a month, the market lost 14 percent of its value.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/great-media-depression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 1929 2007 2008 abc abcs america american analyzed anchor asked bad bank banks Bartiromo bear began big bmi book broadcast business cases cavuto cbs charles close collapse comparison confidence coverage crash crisis daily day days Decline Depression didnt downturn economic economy explained failure Fed federal fell financial GDP george gibson good government great high history impact included institute interest investment journal Journalists levels looked losses lost made major make March market meltdown months morning NBC negative network networks news night oct optimistic outlook papers people percent period points positive post prices problems put rates Recession report reported reporter Reporters reporting reports reserve run show similar situation states stearns stock stocks stories story street things Today todays told unemployment united upbeat View wall warned washington wasnt week world worst wrote year years york Thu, 29 May 2008 07:26:00 +0000 admin 30572 at http://www.mrc.org Fire and Ice http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice <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/r-warren-anderson">R. Warren Anderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td rowspan="2" width="447" height="112" align="left" valign="top"> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2006/Fire_and_Ice_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 100 1895 1923 1954 1974 1975 2002 2005 2006 advance age ago Agriculture america Americans analysis announced april arctic article atlantic aug bad baxter began billion block bmi book Canada century claim claimed claims climate climatologists Cold concerns continued Cooling coverage day dec decade decades declared determine didnt dont earth earths explorer fact fear fears feb Food Fortune front gave geologists glacier Glaciers global government great growing half Headline heat hot human idea important increase Journalists june level lower macmillan Magazine magazines major mankind March melting million national nature news newspapers Newsweek north noted notion ocean paper past people period piece point polar post potential present print problems ran readers recent record report reported reporting reports research rising Science scientific scientists sea sept showed South soviet states stories story summer sunlight temperature Temperatures term threat titled todays trend Union united warm warmer warming warned warning washington wasnt Weather winters world wrote year years york Wed, 17 May 2006 18:56:00 +0000 admin 30561 at http://www.mrc.org Crazy 8s http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/crazy-8s <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2005/Crazy_s_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary<br /></a><br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/crazy-8s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 2005 abc activists added administration Africa african africas ago agreed Allen amanpour america american analysis anchor assistance audience awareness bate billion billions bob broadcast Budget bush business cbs celebrity claim climate clinton CNN cnns Comment concert concerts conference continent Corruption countries country coverage critical criticized day debt development didnt dollars dont economic effort ethiopia event events explain explained explaining fair film foreign found free fund funding gave geldof global good government governments high humanitarian included increase increased institute issue Journalists july june justice Kyoto leaders live lot made major make million millions money morning MTV nation nations NBC network networks news number numbers people percent point Poverty president Press problems raise raising release relief repeated report reporter Reporters reports rich save show showed similar simple site star states stop stories story talking Today tonight total trade treaty tupy united viewers warming wasnt werent work world year years Thu, 14 Jul 2005 00:29:00 +0000 admin 30547 at http://www.mrc.org Government-Sponsored Enron http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/government-sponsored-enron <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2005/GovernmentSponsored_Enron_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p> <br /> <p>It's a familiar story. An enormous company reveals its 'accounting problems.' The problems are found to be far worse than anyone realized. The CEO is forced to resign. Other high-ranking executives follow. The stock price begins to drop. Billions of dollars might be lost. The politically savvy CEO even has direct connections to a presidential administration.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/government-sponsored-enron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 2002 2003 2004 2005 202 567 abc abcs absentee absorb accounting administration advantages african american analysis analysts appears article asked attention attorney bail bankrupt banks beating began big billion board bonuses broadcast Brokaw Budget bush business buy calamity call called campaign capital carlson cbs CEO chairman charter chief citizens clinton close CNN collapse committee company companys congress congressional connections contributors corporate correct corrupt coverage created Credit criticized cushion day deal debacle dec Decline didnt director dollar dollars dream drop dropped earnings economic efforts employees energy enjoys enormous Enron enrons enterprise errors evening exchange executive executives experts explained explaining faced failure familiar fannie fannies fastow feb federal fiasco figures financial firms focus franklin freddie front future Gasparino gave generous Giant gorelick government greenspan gregory GSE GSEs guaranteed hasnt havens high Hispanic hits home homebuyer homebuyers homes House housing huge implicit implied including incredible inherently inquiries investigation jamie jan journal Journalists Kerry key landlords larger largest lay lexisnexis Loans lobbying lose loss losses mac made mae maes manage management March market medias million months mortgage mortgages national NBC network networks news nightly numbers obrien oct offered office officer options oversight overstated paid people percent perception period perspective peter pinkston policy political politically portfolio post president print private problems produced public put question raines rainess received regulator report reported reporter response resulted revealed rightly risky Scandal search secondary secretary sector share Shareholders show similar situation spent sponsored stock story street strong subsidy tax taxpayers term things ties Today tom tonight top treasury vacation ventures vice victims volatility wall washington waste week werent white wondered words work workers world worse year years york Sat, 02 Apr 2005 00:54:00 +0000 admin 30552 at http://www.mrc.org