- Inside the Headlines - 20140509 - JP Sottile and James Moore

JP Sottile, the Newsvandal, takes us "Inside the Headlines" every Friday 4pm CT.

This week's tiers include Oil Uber Allies; The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You; and finally Journalism and Jounalisn't.

Don't miss your weekly news fix with links to all the headline stories listed below. Just click "Read more." Not a bad piece of advice on its own either...
1. Oil Uber Alles

Why Oil Companies Are Asking for More Regulation
http://www.nationaljournal.com/energy/why-oil-companies-are-asking-for-more-regulation-20140505
 
Regulators take voluntary route on tank car rules
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2014/05/07/226820/dot-wants-new-rail-rules-for-crude.html
 
Colorado faces oil boom 'death sentence' for soil, eyes microbe fix
http://www.denverpost.com/environment/ci_25692049/colorado-faces-oil-boom-death-sentence-soil-eyes
 
Still Counting Gulf Spill’s Dead Birds
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/06/science/still-counting-gulf-spills-dead-birds.html
 
Fracking From Sea to Shining Sea Seen by Drilling Pioneer
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-08/fracking-from-sea-to-shining-sea-seen-by-drilling-pioneer.html
 
$1tn oil projects 'will not see return' if governments act on climate – report
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/08/oil-capital-climate-change
 
US children take climate change to court
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/4/youth-sue-governmentforclimateinaction.html
 

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.

Time to Worry About Stock Market Bubbles
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/06/upshot/time-to-worry-about-stock-market-bubbles.html
 
Million-Dollar Home Sales Thrive While Low End Stumbles
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-02/luxury-home-sales-jump-as-low-end-falters-in-u-s-rebound.html
 
Return of 'mansionization' has homeowners grumbling
http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-mansionization-20140505,0,2947923.story
Now more than ever, cash is king in real estate
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2014/05/08/226797/now-more-than-ever-cash-is-king.html

Lobby cash goes underground in PR boom
http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/business-a-lobbying/205410-lobby-cash-goes-underground-in-pr-boom
 

3. Journalism and Journalisn't

Reporter Pay Falls Below National Average Wage
http://ajr.org/2014/05/05/reporter-pay-falls-u-s-average-wage/
 
Survey: Most say journalism is headed in the wrong direction
http://jimromenesko.com/2014/05/05/survey-most-say-journalism-is-headed-in-the-wrong-direction/
 
Just 7 percent of journalists are Republicans. That's far fewer than even a decade ago.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/05/06/just-7-percent-of-journalists-are-republicans-thats-far-less-than-even-a-decade-ago/
 
White House Looking for New Ways to Penetrate Polarized Media
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/white-house-looking-for-new-ways-to-penetrate-polarized-media/2014/05/06/ebd39b6c-d532-11e3-aae8-c2d44bd79778_story.html
 
CBS News Asked Nexis To Delete Transcript Of Discredited Benghazi Report
http://thinkprogress.org/world/2014/05/05/3434036/cbs-news-lexis-lara-logan-benghazi/
 
Another NYT ‘Sort of’ Retraction on Ukraine
http://consortiumnews.com/2014/05/04/another-nyt-sort-of-retraction-on-ukraine/
 
NBC News Confuses Kenya and Nigeria in Boko Haram Kidnapping Story
http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/nbc-news-confuses-kenya-and-nigeria-in-boko-haram-kidnapping-story_b224362
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!

Chilcot Inquiry into Iraq war will not be ‘very kind’ to Tony Blair
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/chilcot-inquiry-into-iraq-war-will-not-be-very-kind-to-tony-blair-9339473.html
 
Stanford to Purge Endowment of Stock in Coal Companies
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/07/education/stanford-to-purge-18-billion-endowment-of-coal-stock.html
 
Coke to drop flame retardant from drinks
http://money.cnn.com/2014/05/05/news/companies/coca-cola-bvo/index.html
 

ODDS & ENDS

Taken to the cleaners: how washing and scrubbing are killing the world's oceans
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/taken-to-the-cleaners-how-washing-and-scrubbing-are-killing-the-worlds-oceans-20140508-zr707.html
 
The CIA Aided Polio's Comeback–but Media Have Forgotten the Story
http://www.fair.org/blog/2014/05/07/the-cia-aided-polios-comeback-but-media-have-forgotten-the-story/
 
Fort Bragg soldiers guard against threats from their base near ancient Afghan fortress
http://www.fayobserver.com/military/article_e9d0fc8a-822f-541e-a664-0e4e8a0dedc7.html
 
Iranian FM: I won’t allow official Holocaust denial
http://www.timesofisrael.com/iranian-hawks-grill-foreign-minister-on-holocaust/
 
A-bomb tests in Pacific took toll on veteran of two wars
http://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/a-bomb-tests-in-pacific-took-toll-on-veteran-of-two-wars-1.281508
 
Japan's child population hits record low, smallest ratio of heavily populated nations
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201405050032
 
Chicken Nuggets, With a Side of Respiratory Distress
http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2014/04/chicken-slaughterhouse-
 
Jiggle test: The trials and tribulations of making it as a cheerleader
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27260466
 
Gay heavy-metal rockers are out and ready to be loud
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/la-et-c1-gay-heavy-metal-20140508-story.html
 
Don’t Be Afraid of Robots—Be Afraid of Becoming One
http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/05/dont-be-afraid-robotsbe-afraid-becoming-one/83938/
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