Jeff Poor

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'World News' Uses Debated Health Claim to Promote Breastfeeding

Industry spokeswoman disputes ABC report's claims that samples discourage breastfeeding.

CBS, NBC Mine Tragedy for Business Attack

Viewers have to turn to ABC to find that Crandall Canyon Mine has a 'good' safety record.

ABC Hypes 'Market Meltdown' with Misleading Data

'Good Morning America' blames housing woes for stock correction, cites 'record' foreclosures.

A Bottled Water the Media Almost Like

BusinessWeek details Icelandic Water Holdings' environmentalism, but is left unquenched.

Post Carries On about Carried Interest and Tax 'Loophole'

Newspaper attacks 'tax break' and calls would-be tax increase a 'reform.'

Housing: NBC Goes Negative, While ABC Offers Balance

"Nightly News" continues trend of blaming housing woes for just about everything, while "World News" finds a business opportunity.

NBC Gets Back to the Garden to Stop Global Warming

'Nightly News' report glosses over costs to taxpayers and bashes other crop yields for the urban green thumb cause.

Velshi: Gas and Oil Price Relationship Hard to Understand

CNN 'American Morning' business reporter claims 'no mathematician' could figure it out, though he has in the past.

Media Manic About Wage Increase

Journalists proclaim the 'good news' to viewers on ABC, CBS and CNN, skip talk of lost jobs and failed businesses.

Can't Win or Lose with Lower Gas Prices on CBS

'Evening News' greets lower gasoline prices with skepticism

NBC Hypes Credit Problems as Fuel for Dow Sell-off

Economist Lawrence Kudlow contends credit problems are not as 'widespread' as reported and profits will solve these credit problems.

Bottled Water Bash: Networks Continue Assault

ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN attack Pepsico for allegedly deceiving the public.

Moore Urges Leno Audience to Threaten Doctors and Insurers

In 'Tonight Show' appearance, filmmaker introduces 'SiCKO health care card' intimidation tactic.

Media Use Scandals to Disparage Entire Pro Sports Industry

Coverage of problems in NBA, NFL and Major League Baseball textbook example of media business coverage.

CBS, NBC Worry About Stock 'Plunge,' Other Media Less Frightened

CNBC, FOX and CNN offer the rest of the economic picture

Don't Inhale -- Obesity's Contagious!

Media take obesity study seriously, worry that extra pounds are 'spreading' 'like a virus.'

CNN's Velshi Misstates Exxon Earnings

'American Morning' team complains the oil company is doing better than the S&P average.

NBC: 'Green' Vehicles the Key to Detroit's Rebirth

'Nightly News' makes the case an enviro-friendly business plan could be exactly what auto manufacturers need.

CNN's Velshi: 'We've been underpaying minimum wage earners for too long'

'American Morning' business reporter gets math right, but goes left with his politics.

Food Police's Latest Victim: Soda Industry

CBS and NBC say study associates diet soda with heart disease, despite same study stating data inconclusive.