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New Study Forces Media To Change Tune on Organic Food

Report claims organic food isn’t nutritionally better than food without ‘organic’ label.
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This Thanksgiving, Media Still Stuffed with Food Police Message

Media outlets maintain tradition with anti-obesity reporting heavy on calls for food regulation, taxation, with a side of shaming the overweight.

NBC 'Today' Panelists Literally Applaud 'Fat Tax' on Food

As co-host Matt Lauer reported Denmark implementing a "fat tax" on certain foods during the "Today's Professionals" panel on Tuesday's NBC Today, advertising executive Donny Deutsch and NBC chief ...

Times Food Writer Mark Bittman Wants Big Government to 'Fix' Your Diet with Higher Taxes

Mark Bittman: "That 'other force' should be the federal government, fulfilling its role as an agent of the public good and establishing a bold national fix....public health is the role of the ...

It's the Economy, Stupids!

Time for media, Obama and Congress to wake up and smell the gloom and doom.

Privileged Food Writer Mark Bittman Blames 'Unregulated Capitalism and Greed,' Bush, Reagan Tax Cuts for U.S. Hunger

Wealthy Times food writer Mark Bittman revels in his college-level leftism: "Some (or much) of both of these last two stem from unregulated capitalism and greed.Well this is really to call ...

Food Writer Mark Bittman: People Will 'Starve to Death' Under House Budget

Bittman, who also writes food-related news stories for the Times, unleashed a vicious attack on fiscal conservatives on Wednesday's op-ed page: "These supposedly deficit-reducing cuts - they'd ...

Flashback: As EPA Approves E15, Remember the Media's Infatuation with Ethanol

Ethanol was touted as 'wave of the future,' hyped as 'easy solution' for energy independence.

The Top 10 Economic Myths of 2010

Journalists' tall tales included praising GM for 'keeping faith' with taxpayers, comparing soda to cocaine, and attacking the Chamber of Commerce over baseless 'foreign money' claims.

WaPo's Ezra Klein: More Charitable to Give to Policy Think Tanks than Food Banks

Columnist attempts to 'politicize' charity, suggesting government can do more good than traditional charities.
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