Dan Gainor

Vice President of Business and Culture

Vice President of Business & Culture for the MRC

Dan Gainor, The Vice President of Business and 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

Times Downplays Greenspans 18-Year Success

Paper dwells on danger if housing turns into a bubble that bursts.

Bogus Mercury/Autism Claims Linked to Death

Controversial treatment to rid body of metals may have killed a child.

Saving at the Pump Means Paying More for Vehicles

Media continue to refine their talking points about failure of new CAFE standards.

Media Take a Bite Out of CAFE Guidelines

Government proposes new light truck, SUV fuel standards, but media highlight critics.

More Media Go Drilling for Viewers

CBS, ABC launch new features on gas prices. Reporter Axelrod shows hes going the wrong way.

Times Scares Readers with the Crisis Ahead

Magazine story describes a Mad Max future based one the work of one author.

Obesity Battle Pops Up Again

Networks half-baked report criticized those who have fun in the sun.

ABC Plays The Old Skin Game

Networks half-baked report criticized those who have fun in the sun.

Broken records: Media repeat phony claim of all-time high gas prices

Major medias problem with adjusting prices based on inflation adds to anxiety about cost.

Social Securitys Retirement Date Long Passed

70th anniversary marked by media spin on reforming the system.

CBS Downplays Danger from Activist Health Commissioner

Regulatory suggestion to limit trans-fats in New York foods results in serving of poor journalism.

Post Blames Free Market For Starvation In Niger

Timbergs rant bypasses poverty, drought, locusts and other causes to blame greedy capitalists.

Jennings Death Inspires Anti-Smoking Crusade

NBC reports that thousands choose to stop smoking yet, they need regulation and government funding to help?

Morning Shows Fill Up With Hype on Gas Prices

Networks emphasize $3-per-gallon prices when average price is $2.37.

Times Relies on Food Police for Comment on Healthier Products

In mostly positive free-market story, anti-industry nutritionist Marion Nestle continues criticism of innovation.

CBS Delivers A Steady Diet Of One-Sided Coverage

Network skews lawsuit story toward government and virtually ignores defendant

Media Find Current TV Electrifying

Stories downplay negatives, fawn over Al Gore, businessman as out to change the world.

Journal Story Describes the End of the World As We Know It

Harvard professors connection of current events to pre-World War I ignores mountains of good economic news.