Rep. Fred Upton http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/25280/all en Networks Confident in CDC over Ebola, 98 Percent Ignore Agency Failures http://archive2.mrc.org/bias-numbers/networks-confident-cdc-over-ebola-98-percent-ignore-agency-failures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Only 1 of 54 stories express concern about CDC’s competency, handling of dangerous diseases. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/129669" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">In spite of revelations in recent months the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mishandled strains of deadly bird flu, anthrax and botulism, the broadcast networks remained confident the government’s “disease detectives” could handle the Ebola outbreak.</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/bias-numbers/networks-confident-cdc-over-ebola-98-percent-ignore-agency-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bias by the Numbers MRC Business Government Health Media abc anthrax cbs CDC disease disease detectives Ebola Evening News government agencies government failure infection Jon LaPook NBC Nightly News outbreak Rep. Fred Upton scientists World News Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:09:27 +0000 julia.seymour 47283 at http://archive2.mrc.org