Dan Gainor

Vice President of Business & Culture for the MRC

Dan Gainor, The T. Boone Pickens Fellow and Vice President of Business & Culture for the MRC, is a veteran editor with more than two decades of experience in print and online media. He has appeared a number of times on the Fox Business Network and writes for The Fox Forum. He has served as an editor at several newspapers including The Washington Times and The Baltimore News-American. Mr. Gainor also has extensive experience in online publishing – holding the position of managing editor for CQ.com, the Web site of Congressional Quarterly, and executive editor for ChangeWave, published by Phillips International. He has worked in financial publishing in his last two positions, launching new services for ChangeWave and Agora Inc. Mr. Gainor holds an MBA from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and a master’s in publications design from the University of Baltimore. As an undergraduate, he majored in political science and history at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Mr. Gainor lives in Maryland and volunteers as a media and issues speaker with the Close-Up Foundation. 

Gainor has made hundreds of radio and TV appearances. In addition to the Fox Business Network, his appearances include: CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” Fox News’ “Hannity & Colmes” and “Fox & Friends,” as well as CNN’s “Paul Zahn Now.” He has appeared on local or national radio shows in every state including: the Jerry Doyle Show, The John Gibson Show, the Rusty Humphries Show, Phil Valentine Show, POTUS on XM Satellite Radio , the Thom Hartmann Show, Money & More, the G. Gordon Liddy Show, America at Night, Dateline Washington, the Lars Larson Show, the Jim Bohannon Show, Home Talk USA, The Weekend, Mancow, Money Dots on Main Street USA, American Family Radio, the Chuck Harder Show, Battleline with Alan Nathan, The Right Balance, Janet Parshall’s America and Entertainment USA. 

He has been published in a wide variety of publications, including: Investor’s Business Daily, The Washington Times, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Orange County Register, the New York Post, the Baltimore Examiner, Canada’s National Post's Financial Post & FP Investing, the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Augusta Free Press, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Houghton Daily Mining Gazette, the Port Clinton, Ohio Beacon, Contacto Magazine, the Caribbean Voice, the Newtown Bee, the Frederick News-Post, The High Point Enterprise, the Easton Star Democrat, the Midland Daily News, the Findlay, Ohio, Courier, and the Simi Valley, Calif., Acorn.

Author Articles

Pumped Up Predictions

Network warnings of ever higher gas and oil prices leave out a key point they are usually wrong

Pumped Up Predictions: Executive Summary

Network warnings of ever higher gas and oil prices leave out a key point they are usually wrong

Media's Gas Price Crystal Ball Is Murky

Journalists can't predict the future, but keep on trying anyhow.

Grinch-o-Meter Alert: Playboy Mexico Mocks Virgin Mary

Magazine publisher claims it never meant offense.

Unemployment Nearly as Bad as During Clinton

Media selectively spin downturn into foundation for new, New Deal.

Obama Supporters Like Capitalism After All

From commemorative issues to $35,000 rentals, the left is having a free-market field day.

Automakers, Unions Play 'Defense' to Get Bailout

Failing manufacturers claim taxpayer rescue is necessary on national security grounds.

Early Thanksgiving: Gas Goes Below $2 a Gallon

Price of unleaded drops more than 50 percent in just four months.

It's Not an Auto Bailout, It's a Union Payoff

Democratic leaders, media push for more cash to help liberal voting bloc.

All's Fair with the Left

Media ignore how unfair liberal plans really are.

And the Winner Is ... Anyone but the Media

Journalists refuse to believe any link between industry collapse, liberal bias.

Media Downplay Any Talk of 'Socialism'

Obama's old radio comments make discussion a key election issue, if journalists will actually ask the questions.

It's Not the Economy; It's the Media's Economic Agenda

New special report shows how journalists turn major issues of the day to the left.

Greed Isn't Good, But It Isn't That Bad, Either

Media refrain used to demonize business, promote standard liberal talking points.

Greed Isn't Good, But It Isn't That Bad, Either

Media refrain used to demonize business, promote standard liberal talking points.

Will Journalists Finally Get the Recession They Crave?

Most economists say downturn here, while Time magazine runs cover showing 'The New Hard Times.'

Time Warp: Magazine Award Finalist for Offensive Iwo Jima Cover

Magazine editors honor global warming image that angered veterans.

Journalists 'Parsing' Economic Words? Not This 'Crisis'

A few in the media act responsibly to set a steady tone, but too many choose Great Depression theme.

Lauer Asks if Foreclosure Buyers Tempting 'Bad Karma'

'Today' host uses advice segment to question whether homebuyers are tempting fate with 'misfortune' of others.

Melting, Melting ... Well, Not Exactly

Predictions of an ice-free Arctic prove to be just a lot of hot air.