Jeff Poor

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What Now -- Student Lenders Stealing Food from Borrowers?

'World News Sunday' pushes victimization theme, using extreme scenario and leading Democrat to blame lenders.

Journalism Magazine Compares Murdoch to a 'Scorpion'

Columbia Journalism Review doesn't believe News Corp.'s Murdoch would maintain the 'credibility' of Wall Street Journal.

Left-wing group turns cereal killer, tries to whack Snap, Crackle, Pop and Toucan Sam

CBS says it's 'a great idea' that Kellogg's reaches agreement with advocacy groups to end some cereals toward children.

ABC 'World News' Uses Questionable Data in Home Foreclosure Story

Report states foreclosures up 90 percent, although source admits its own foreclosure data is susceptible to error.

'Evening News' Paints Late Retirement as Hardship

But CBS report contradicts data showing baby boomers much better off now than 50 years ago.

CNN Tells One Side of BENGAY-Related Tragedy

Mother blames manufacturer and calls for regulation, but other reports mention warning signs and other contributing factors.

'American Morning' Offers More Free Advertising for Moore's 'Sicko'

CNN's glowing film preview takes Michael Moore's stunts seriously.

NY Times: Poverty's a Huge Issue, Though We're Better Off Than Ever; Wealth Redistribution is Centrist Policy

NY Times Magazine devotes 21,000 words to warped economic perspective.

CNN About-Face on CEOs: Higher Pay OK If Stock Is Doing Well

'American Morning' contradicts previous story on CEO compensation.

Post Misses the Point Again about Alternative Minimum Tax

Report cites five Democratic congressmen and one left-wing think tank compared to one Republican congressman.

ABC Fuels MPG Story with Liberal Voices

'World News' barely presents industry concerns about higher costs to consumers.

ABC Won't Tell Who Caused Ecological Disaster

Report has no idea that environmentalists caused millions of tires to be dumped on ocean floor.

USA Today: 'A Little Medical Coverage' Worse than None

Story downplays advantages of limited-benefits insurance, relies on critics by 2:1.

Cuba: What a Great Place to Visit! Never Mind the Dictatorship

NBC's Matt Lauer points to tourism numbers as a sign that Cuba is flourishing under Fidel Castro's regime.

ABC Blames Society for Lack of Children's Health Insurance

Reporter uses Clinton allies and personal tragedies in one-sided report favoring universal care.

ABC Attacks NASA Skeptic with 'Incensed' Scientists

But 'World News' segment left out liberal leanings of both scientists, and the reporter.

'Evening News' Blames Drug Industry for TB Scare

CBS reporter cites lack of vaccine development but excludes industry rebuttal.

Washington Post Glows: 'Left-leaning' PR Firm Working Toward 'Progressive' Agenda

Post treats activist David Fenton, who once helped spread the Alar pesticide scare, with great care - unlike paper's treatment of conservative PR executive.

Gas Prices Falling, but Where Are the Stories?

USA Today reports the decline, but networks are lagging behind.