Journalists 'Parsing' Economic Words? Not This 'Crisis'

A few in the media act responsibly to set a steady tone, but too many choose Great Depression theme.

Friedman on Bailout: Gov't Should Mandate Green Construction

New York Times columnist says ownership from $700 billion bailout of Wall Street should force environmental initiatives.

NBC Reverses on GM Due to Success in China

Network praises American manufacturer's sales in China, ignores previous criticism of carmaker over global warming.

ABC Misses Investment Opportunity as Stock Market Slumps

'World News' segment about bad month for markets ignores investing golden rule: When stock prices are cheap is the best time to invest for long-term.

NBC: Is GM Going Out of Business?

Stock slumps to a 53-year low; Bloomberg TV analyst recommends bankruptcy for automaker.

'Evening News' Blames GM Cutbacks on Gas Prices, Ignores Union Effect

Report blasts automaker for producing 'gas-guzzling' vehicles but doesn't mention expensive labor agreements.

'Evening News' Gives One-Sided Account of Genetically Modified Food

CBS correspondent Armen Keteyian warns viewers of engineered organisms, despite no evidence of widespread danger.

'Today' Show Gift: A Balanced Auto Story

Report should remind other media that not all car companies are going south this winter.

Networks Push Government Health Care to Aid Ailing Detroit

All three broadcast news shows lament high health care costs; ABC promotes two liberal Democrats who favor increasing taxpayers' burden.

Strong Sales Figures from GM, Ford Go Unnoticed

ABC reports, but CBS and NBC ignore sales increases to discuss hormone treatments.
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