Gas Prices

CNN Pushes for More Amtrak Funding

CNN's "American Morning" pushed for more Amtrak funding Aug. 21 by touting a new bill by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) that would push for more car production.

Climate Change Games

The commentary for The Balance Sheet Aug. 6 comes from Christopher Horner, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Olbermann Bashes GOP Oil Protest

  • Jpoor
  • August. 7. 2008
Liberal host and columnists dismiss possibility that protest of the congressional action of energy legislation could impact oil prices.

The Imminent Death Of Suburbia

  • Jpoor
  • August. 7. 2008
A CBS "Evening News" segment argued that suburban life is ending. The claim was made based on the writings of a doom-and-gloom author that have been around for 15 years.

GOP Revolts As Pelosi Cuts The Lights And Cameras

  • kpicket
  • August. 1. 2008
As Speaker Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the Democrats adjourned the House for August recess, GOP members stormed the floor to oppose the adjournment and work on the energy issue. Rep. Pelosi cut off C-Span cameras...

The Biz Flog - ANWR in the Pictures

The Biz Flog for July 30, 2008, looks at pictures and video used in media reports about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). It turns out the best reports come from reporters who actually went there.

The Biz Flog - Oil in ANWR

The Biz Flog for July 16 concerns oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Experts say drilling in ANWR is only one of the solutions that need to be tried though.

Media Scapegoats In The Energy Debate

  • kbrown
  • July. 9. 2008
ABC's "Good Morning America" is now blaming gas-station owners for the high gas prices. Reporter Bianna Golodryga revealed that gas stations add fees to credit-card users purchasing gas.

The Biz Flog: Oil Speculators

This week's "Biz Flog" looks at new attention being paid to oil speculators by Congress and the media. Speculators are being blamed for the high price of oil, but there is still debate over what role,...