Jeff Poor

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ABC, CBS Change Tune and Recognize Woes of Social Security

Networks show improved coverage, but where were they in Spring 2005 when it was the 'hot-button' issue?

CBS Sounds Stock-Market Crash Alarm

'Evening News' uses faulty comparisons to suggest the possibility of a Black Monday-like crash.

What Happens to Companies That 'Go Green'

Mutual fund manager explains why consumers, shareholders and business leaders should be skeptical of global warming regulation lobbying and 'market-based' solutions.

U.N. Panel Sharing Nobel Prize Is Fundamentally Flawed, Expert Says

Media have latched on to Gore's award, but the IPCC has received little scrutiny despite its faulty economic calculations.

Gore Wins Thanks to Media's Fever Pitch on Global Warming

Climate alarmist receives Nobel Peace Prize with conveniently red hot support from journalists.

Hillary Dodges Social Security Questions; Doesn't Want to 'Spook' Americans

In CNBC interview, Sen. Clinton claims tax cuts ineffective; says her tax hikes wouldn't hurt the economy.

'Evening News' Sings the Blues for Employers of Illegal Immigrants

CBS gives sympathetic portrait of businesses breaking the law, overlooks economic facts.

GOP Debate Highlights Free Enterprise, Low Taxes

Candidate responses reflect strong free market traits on economic growth, taxes and government spending.

Gore Ignores Repeated Global Warming Debate Challenge

Former vice president claims promoting climate change awareness is his most important mission, but won't take on critics.

Matthews Takes GOP 'Economic Issue' Debate to Iraq and Beyond

Moderator helped push discussion into non-economic concerns including bin Laden and policing Internet.

'The Early Show' Attacks Hollywood for Shying Away from Female Leads

Warner Bros. executive denies sexist remarks, even though there is empirical evidence to support his position.

'American Morning' Criticizes Southwest Airlines for Not Allowing Offensive T-Shirt

CNN leaves out airline policies regarding Floridian's suggestive shirt that 'uses sexual double entendre to promote a fictional fishing tackle shop.'

The Dangers of Those Energy-Saving Light Bulbs

Energy-saving device advocated by Al Gore to 'reduce your carbon impact at home' poses mercury dangers and health risks.

'GMA' Discourages Enforcement of Immigration Laws

Sawyer offers one-sided account that includes need for Mexican labor, emotional pleas and misleading information.

Journalist Conference Takes Left Turn on Climate Change

Professional organization that prides itself in its Code of Ethics hosts one-sided global warming session at its annual event.

CBS Still Down on Blackwater After Firm Rescues Polish Ambassador in Iraq

After company's CEO Erik Prince is grilled by congressional Democrats and castigated by the media, security contractor does its job in Iraq.

Networks Give More Time to Democratic Critics of Blackwater 'Mercenaries'

Both CBS and NBC also overlook the $100 million saved by hiring private contractor versus the government providing security through State Department.

Newsweek: Global-Warming Skeptics Are Like Moon-Landing Deniers

Magazine's Senior Editor dismisses 'fairness/accuracy/balance' in climate change reporting because deniers lack 'empirical merit.'

ABC Discovers Free Market Cure for Curbing Meth Abuse

'World News' praises billionaire who tackled Montana's drug problem with business sense.

CBS Looks for Hidden Agenda of GOP Contributors, Not Democrats

'Evening News' interrogates Giuliani 'bundler,' but skips over President Clinton's contribution-related appointments.