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2006

February 10 - USA Today Insists Mine Safety Fines Arent High Enough

February 10 - 6-Year Low in Unemployment Claims Draws Yawns from Media

February 9 - Newspapers Continue to Call Slowed-Down Spending Cuts

February 8 - Study Takes Bite Out of Media Claims about Low-Fat Diets

February 8 - The Nuclear Option

February 8 - Ironic Media Position Follows Bushs Declaration of Oil Addiction

February 7 - Newscasts See Budget Filled with Substantial Cuts

February 6 - Broadcasters Ignore or Distort Solid Job Report

February 3 - ABC Stuck in a Moment of One-Sided Coverage

February 2 - Newspapers Saw the U.S. Budgets Slightly Smaller Shadow

February 1 - Health Savings Accounts: An Opportunity for Consumer Control

January 31 - Medias GDP Reports Grossly Unproductive

January 31 - Media Emphasize Exxon Profit, Restart Focus on Windfall Taxes

January 30 - CNN Plugs Study Showing Partisan Divide Causes Confusion about Economy

January 27 - Income Reports Authors Tilted Left, but Media Didnt Note It

January 26 - ABCs Lisa Stark Goes After Oil Profits

January 25 - In Depth Report on Detroits Woes Skirts Heavy Union Costs

January 24 - Newscasts Overlook Fords Costly Severance Programs

January 23 - CNNs Dobbs Blames Free Trade, Non-Union Labor for Fords Woes

January 20 - Major Newspapers Ignore Low Jobless Numbers

January 20 - CNN Spends 2005 Telling People Theyre Going Backwards

January 19 - USA Today, Washington Post Repeat Inflation Concerns

January 18 - Nightly News Features Critic, But No Defenders of Corporate Pay

January 18 - Pension Promises: the Death of the American Dream?

January 17 - Media Portray Drug Plan as Boondoggle

January 16 - AP Reporter Hypes Wholesale Inflation

January 13 - Media Downplay Ideology of Wal-Mart Foes

January 13 - Media Jump On Study Showing Frogs Dying Off From Climate Change

January 12 - Lou Dobbs Plays Paul Revere over Chinese Cars

January 11 - Media Quick to Blame Industry for Mining Tragedy

January 10 - Post Downplayed Tax Dissent in Mark Warner Article

January 09 - In the Money Crew Rams Viewers Like a Bus With anti-Banking Bias

January 06 - NBC Glosses over Strong 2005 Job Growth

January 06 - NY Times and AP Portray Shopping Season As So-So At Best

January 05 - On the Inefficient Road Again

January 05 - NBC Savidges the Mining Industry

January 04 - Maybe Serwer Needs Another Cup of Joe

January 04 - CBS Passes Off Coal Critic as Dispassionate Expert

January 04 - Media Mantra: Unhappy Holidays

January 03 - CBS Conjures Recession Specter in New Years Newscast

2005

December 29 - Post Calls Left-Wing Organization a Consumer Group

December 28 - ABC Reporter Portrays Union as Victim, Delphi as Villain

December 27 - Print Reports Snow Readers On Housing

December 27 - 143 Million Cheeseburgers Short of Paradise

December 23 - Networks Dump Coal on Wal-Marts Christmas

December 22 - Economic Growth Report Gets a Few Paragraphs

December 21 - If Inflation Falls in the Forest

December 21 - Times Touts Record U.S. Emissions, Ignores Failure of Other Nations

December 20 - ABC, NBC Gloss over Transit Strikes Illegality

December 19 - Times Ignores Cost of Union Strike for Commuters, City

December 15 - Hit by a Clue-by-Four

December 15 - U.S. Economy Again Defies Media Pessimism

December 13 - CBSs Axelrod Heats Up Energy Price By One-Third

December 12 - Harvard Professor Deflates In the Money

December 9 - Papers Spin Scuffle over Study Data into Knockout for Merck Opponents

December 9 - Syriana: Realism or a Left-Wing Assault on Oil?

December 8 - Coverage of Wal-Mart Movies Lopsided

December 8 - Post Practices Boo-Hoo Economics

December 8 - CNNs Andy Serwer 180

December 7 - SpongeBob SquarePants Is the Next Joe Camel?

December 6 - CNNs Dobbs Gives Hot Economy a Cold Shower

December 5 - Morning Shows Return to Pessimism on Economy

December 2 - CNNs Serwer Huffs and Puffs about Bad News from Detroit

December 1 - NBC Ignores 13-Percent-Higher Economic Growth

December 1 - Its Beginning to Look a Lot Likea Very Good Christmas

November 30 - CBS Blows Hurricane Season Death Toll Out of Proportion

November 30 - TV Academy Honors Dobbs, Ignores His Slant on News

November 29 - Business Week Highlights 50 Most Generous Philanthropists

November 28 - CNN Unloads Double Portion of Bias

November 28 - CBS Reporter Misrepresents Pump Prices

November 23 - A Load of Red Bull 

November 23 - As GM Goes, So Go the Media 

November 22 - CNN Presents One-Sided Study as Fact

November 21 - Liberals Learn to Laugh at Climate Change, too

November 18 - ABCs Bill Weir Feels Guilty about Driving SUV

November 18 - $4B Tax a Hill of Beans to CNNs Serwer

November 17 - CNN Ribs Congress on Pork

November 17 - Time Anoints Tax-Hiking Mark Warner as Great Guv

November 16 - The Trouble with Forecasting

November 16 - CNNs Serwer Hopes Senate Has Fortitude to Pass Oil Tax

November 15 - Class Warfare

November 15 - CBS Begins Week-Long Gut Check

November 14 - CNN Barks up Wrong Tree on Oil Profits

November 14 - Fox News Sheds Balance in Climate Change Special

November 11 - All the Benefits, None of the Costs

November 10 - Media Wrong about Dollar

November 10 - Whos Profiteering Now?

November 9 - A Simple Plan?

November 8 - Dobbs Takes Aim at Oil Companies

November 8 - Anti-Wal-Mart Movie Presses Forward

November 7 - According to the Media, Most Economic News is Bad News

November 4 - A Lead Lunch?

November 2 - Fueling Outrage

November 1 - A Quarter Billion Dollars For Malaria, But No Time For Prevention

October 31 - 60 Minutes Bypasses Obvious Health Care Solution

October 31 - CNN Says America is in Trouble, and its All Governments Fault

October 28 - Media in a Frenzy over Oil Profits

October 27 - Today Hits an Anti-Corporate Gusher

October 26 - Whos Afraid of a Little Inflation?

October 25 - Bernanke Nomination Brings Out Medias Economic Concerns

October 24 - CNNs In the Money Team Loves Jabs at Wal-Mart

October 21 - NBC Still Promoting Downside of GM Labor Contract

October 21 - Its Beginning to Look a Lot Like Negativity

October 20 - CNN Calls Legal Reform Silly

October 19 - Lobbying for Extra Credit

October 18 - Auto Workers Benefits: Catching Up with the Times

October 17 - War, Famine, Pestilence and Death

October 14 - Federal Help?

October 14 - Katrina Brought Poverty in America to the Front Page

October 13 - Dobbsing for Bias

October 12 - Newsweek Fawns over New Head of Frugal Environmental Group

October 12 - Media Wont Rest until Taxes Are Raised

October 11 - Media Chip Away at Insurances Rock Solid Coverage

October 10 - CBS Off Track With NASCAR Comments

October 7 - Dont Buy the Intolerance of Some Lactose Intolerants

October 7 - Media Wrong About Katrina-Related Economic Downturn

October 6 - Fannie Mae Scandal Grows and Networks Do Nothing

October 5 - Compassion over Contracts

October 4 - Times Joins the Anti-Corporate Bandwagon

September 30 - North Pole in Peril

September 29 - Cartoon Pyramids, Computer Games and School Lunches

September 28 - More Doom That Wasnt

September 27 - Times Global Warming Claims Are A Natural Disaster

September 27 - ABC Discovers a New Gateway Drug for Kids: Caffeine

September 26 - U.S. vs. Oil Refiners: Are Profits Justified?

September 22 - Times Claims Climate of Secrecy Adds to Medical Costs

September 21 - The Picture of Hype

September 20 - A Tough Pill to Swallow

September 19 - NBC Adds to Storm of Climate Change Stories

September 14 - Scorn on the Bayou The Political Economics of Katrina

September 14 - Media Add to Celebrity Push for U.N. Aid Mandate

September 14 - A Flood of Incomplete Insurance Coverage

September 13 - Lou Dobbs Lobbies for Unions to Bring Home the Bacon

September 13 - Media Use Katrina to Lobby for Higher Taxes

September 12 - CBS Attacks Amgen for Not Distributing Drug

September 12 - Why Not Global Warming?

September 8 - Cutting Taxes One Minute; Raising Them the Next

September 8 - Times Cites U.N. Report Blasting U.S. as Cheap

September 7 - Strike one, Strike two

September 7 - The Understatement of American Generosity

September 6 - Gas Prices Fuel More Bad Reporting

September 6 - Media Use Katrina to Predict Economic Downturn

September 2 - Media Link Hurricanes and Global Warming for More than a Decade

September 1 - Media Do Poor Job of Reporting on the Poor

August 31 - USA Today Downplays Its Own Explanation of Health Care Costs

August 31 - Refining: the Untold Story of the Oil Chain

August 29 - One-Sided View of Housing Bubbles to Surface

August 26 - Times Downplays Greenspans 18-Year Success

August 26 - World News Tonight Criticizes Outsourcing

August 26 - Media Fail to Realize Oil Not Even Near Records

August 26 - Bogus Mercury/Autism Claims Linked to Death

August 25 - Media Continue to Pound on Obesity Coverage

August 25 - Saving at the Pump Means Paying More for Vehicles

August 24 - Media Take a Bite Out of CAFE Guidelines

August 24 - Networks Send Plaintiffs Message to Drugmakers

August 23 - More Media Go Drilling for Viewers

August 23 - AARP vs. the Free Market on Drug Prices

August 22 - Times Scares Readers with the Crisis Ahead

August 19 - Missing the Point on Prices

August 18 - Gas Hysteria : Oil Prices Drop and Networks Ignore It

August 18 - Obesity Battle Pops Up Again

August 17 - ABC Plays The Old Skin Game

August 17 - Gas Hysteria : Networks continue gas price hype

August 17 - Broken records: Media repeat phony claim of all-time high gas prices

August 17 - Networks Paint Bush Economy As Bleak No Matter What The Facts Really Say

August 15 - Social Securitys Retirement Date Long Passed

August 12 - Pain at the Pump

August 12 - CBS Downplays Danger from Activist Health Commissioner

August 11 - Jennings Death Inspires Anti-Smoking Crusade

August 11 - Morning Shows Fill Up With Hype on Gas Prices

August 11 - Times Relies on Food Police for Comment on Healthier Products

August 11 - Post Blames Free Market For Starvation In Niger

August 10 - CBS Delivers A Steady Diet Of One-Sided Coverage

August 10 - Networks Ignore U.S. Agreement on Global Warming

August 9 - Media Find Current TV Electrifying

August 4 - FairTax Gets Unfair Interview

August 4 - Journal Story Describes the End of the World As We Know It

August 3 - Energy: Regulation and Rewards, not Freedom

August 3 - Times Blinded By Hazy View of Reality

August 2 - Atkins Bankruptcy Stories on Low-Substance Diet

August 1- Required Reading for the Tax Revolution

July 29 - CBS Boosts Rocket Makers

July 28 - Media Downplay 25 Percent Tax Promoted By Democrats

July 27 - Media Criticize Union Insurgents

July 26 - NBC Weighs In Against Businesses

July 25 - Labor Pains: None of Your Business

July 21 - CBS Talks Down the Economy with Biased Reporting

July 21 - No Shortage of Errors in Deficit Coverage

July 18 - CBS dares to criticize business ethics of other companies

July 15 - Networks will report just about anything you say if your name is Kennedy

July 14 - Food Police Crack Down on Soda

July 13 - Memo to Media: Gas Prices Still Far from All-time High

July 12 -- NBC On Auto Pilot Backs Union, Ignores Carmaker

July 11 -- Accuracy on Leave from ABC

July 8 -- Jobs Report Positive; News Reports Negative

July 7 -- Two Against One in Food Fight

July 6 -- First Class Research Receives Second Class Coverage

July 6 -- Alls Well With Oil

July 5 --  Its Only Rock N Roll

July 5 -- Post Slants Tax Cut Story

July 1 -- Confidence Game

June 30 -- CBS, NBC Ignore Fact That Drug Importation Is Illegal

June 29 -- Animal Rights Group Lawsuit Milks Media Coverage

June 29 -- Global Warming Coverage: Science Left Behind

June 28 -- CBS Continues Coverage of Alleged Viagra Link to Blindness

June 27 -- CBS News Botches Simple Math

June 27 -- Times Does Cover Story on Voodoo Science

June 27 -- Free Market Project Re-Launches Web Site With Added Features

June 27 -- Logo Shows Freedom is Foundation for a Free Market

June 26 -- Tax & Spin

June 24 -- A Million-Year El Nio?

June 24 -- ABCs Mercury Straw Man

June 23 -- ABC Reports: Breakfast is Controversial

June 22 -- $7 Billion, But Whos Counting?

June 22 -- CNNs Henry Misrepresents Personal Accounts Polls

June 22 -- Times  Brings Balance to Outsourcing Coverage

June 20 -- Post Spins History to Attack Business

June 16 -- 30 Days of Supersized Guilt

June 16 -- Social Security Debate: What to do about it?

June 14 -- WSJ Attacks Exxon for Not Losing Money on New Energy Sources

June 13 -- USA Today Decides Climate Debate Over

June 10 -- Is Greenspan Wary of Housing Problems?

June 9 -- Networks Not Lovin McDonalds Efforts

June 7 -- For London Socialist, Taxes are the Answer

June 6 -- FX Looks Left to Peak at Oil

June 3 -- ABC Helps Officials Beef About Their Own Statistics

June 2 -- Media Neglect Support for Personal Accounts

June 1 -- Network Doomsday Warnings Run Out of Gas

May 31 -- Article Treats Wal-Mart Critics as Labor Experts

May 26 -- Bubble, Boom or Bust?

May 20 -- NBC Fuels Gas Price Hysteria

May 19 -- Payday at CBS: 60 Minutes Cashes in on Another Business Attack

May 19 -- Obesity Coverage: Give or Take 75,000 Deaths

May 18 -- Large Tax Increase Not Newsy Enough for Media

May 17 -- Truth About Social Security Reform Lost in Transition

May 16 -- Paper Tigers Take Bite Out of American Dream

May 13 -- Getting Personal over Personal Accounts

May 12 -- Investing for Dummies

May 10 -- New Book Features Free Market Project

May 6 -- Paul Krugmans Serious Drug Problem is based on bad statistics

May 6 -- Positive Job Growth Continues Will News Coverage Improve?

April 30 -- Networks Play Up Energy Politics, Ignore Real Costs

April 29 -- Media Jump on Social Security Cuts to Obscure Details of Bush Plan

April 27 -- Post Paints FDR as Moderate on Social Security

April 22 -- When Greenspan speaks...

April 20 -- CDCs Numbers Collapse Under Weight of New Study

April 18 -- Super Size Me Star Continues Anti-Food Attack

April 15 -- BBC Bothered by Capitalism in Afghan Capital

April 13 -- CBS Plays the Victim Card and Takes It to the Bank

April 11 -- Discovery Channel Blows Its Top and Its Credibility

April 1 -- Networks Hound Burger King for Launching Enormous Sandwich

March 30 -- CBS Evening News Wakes Up to Find Non-profit Gets Funding

March 28 -- CNNs Global Warming Special Typifies Liberal Bias of Climate Coverage

March 25 -- Apples and Oranges: Media Wrongly Equate Galveston Pension Plan with Bushs Social Security Reform

March 21 -- ABC Manufactures Anti-Cookie, Anti-Free Market Story

March 16 -- TIME Embraces Bad Economics That Blame America for World Poverty

March 15 -- ABC Uses Old Interview for One-Sided Trade Story

March 9 -- Media Continue to Attack Drug Companies with Misinformation

March 9 -- 60 Minutes Describes Video Game as a Killer Application

March 4 -- NYT/CBS Numbers Show Support for Bush on Social Security

Feb. 28 -- ABC Promotes Times Pact with Left-Wing Advocacy Group

Feb 24 -- CBS Backs Nanny State Ban on Teen Tanning

Feb. 16 -- Supporter: Kyotos greatest value is symbolic

Feb. 9 - Couric, CBS Morning News touted Frances short work week, but will they admit it failed?

Feb. 4 -- Legal Analyst Undercuts Tort Reform Debate

Feb. 1 -- Times Gives Chile Savings Plan the Cold Shoulder

Jan. 26 -- Times Changes its Hole Position on Ozone Layer

 


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