GMA: Health Labels 'Confusing' for Consumers

October 21st, 2009 2:45 PM
In performing its duty to help save us from ourselves, ABC often turns to its favorite kill-joy food police, the Center for Science in the Public Interest. And they did it again on Oct. 21, when "Good Morning America's" Lisa Stark lamented with CSPI's executive director, Michael Jacobson, about the conniving designs of the food industry to lure unsuspecting consumers into its artery-…

ABC Champions President Obama's Embryo-Destroying Stem Cell Decision

March 9th, 2009 5:26 PM
Correspondent Lisa Stark’s report on ABC’s World News on Sunday almost completely slanted in favor of President Obama’s decision to overturn the ban on federal funding of stem cell research which destroys human embryos. Stark minimized the controversial nature of the research, devoting only one sound bite out of four to a critic of the president’s move.Anchor Dan Harris introduced Stark’s report…

ABC Ignores Congressional Support, Only Shows Backlash to Northwest/De

April 16th, 2008 4:58 PM
If you didn't know any better, you might think ABC correspondent Lisa Stark has a personal vendetta against airline mergers. For the second consecutive night, Stark gave viewers every reason to oppose a merger between Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) and Northwest Airlines (NYSE:NWA) on the April 15 "World News with Charles Gibson." This time it came in the form of opposition on Capitol…

Networks Ignore All Positives with Delta/Northwest Merger

April 15th, 2008 4:11 PM
Operating under the assumption that what's good for business is bad for consumers forces the media to give Americans a narrow view of the world. All three network newscasts on April 14 reported the Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) and Northwest Airlines (NYSE:NWA) as if it were a conspiracy to bilk air travelers out of more money. "It's an unsettled time in the skies - planes grounded, flights…

Networks Blame FAA, Not Airlines for Runway Problems

August 16th, 2007 2:20 PM
For a change, the media gave the government a hard time about air travel, instead of bashing the airlines. The media reported on new Federal Aviation Administration guidelines for better runway safety and on ABC's "World News with Charles Gibson" and CNN's "American Morning."Lisa Stark said, "The FAA commission admits that runway collisions are an increasing threat,…