Compare these headlines:
DOT says Miles Driven increased 0.5% last month!!!zomG prosperity around the corner!
DOT says Miles Driven is still falling on a 7-year record of decline zOMG doomed, dOOmed!
You can't get your news from only one source - and you never could do - and get the whole picture. Be careful out there, and remember: if the headline doesn't make sense, it might be misleading.