Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles
Media Research Center

Broadcasts Ignore ‘Bizarre twist’ of Chevron Ecuador Lawsuit

Several years ago, CBS’s “60 Minutes,” CNN and The New York Times tarred Chevron with biased reporting about a lawsuit between the oil company and an “eco-radical” group called Amazon Defense ...
Media Research Center

FDA Still Says BPA OK; Networks Continue Criticism

Bisphenol A ‘safe at the very low levels that occur in some foods,’ but that doesn’t stop broadcasts from questioning its safety.
Media Research Center

CDC Exonerates Vaccines Years After Media Stirred Up Fears

Dr. Frank DeStefano studied over 1,000 children; found no vaccine-autism connection.
Media Research Center

Pity the Fool: Celebrate April 1st with 8 Anti-Capitalist Journalists and Entertainers

These media people insult businessmen as ‘evil,’ call for the return of the guillotine and stoke class warfare.
Media Research Center

Ad Age Wonders if Sugar Will ‘Survive’ Regulatory Onslaught

“Large sugary drinks” got a reprieve this week after a judge struck down New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on drinks above a certain size and in only some dining establishments. But ...
Media Research Center

Fuelish: NBC Devotes 3 Times As Much Airtime to Gas Prices in 2008, as 2013

Comparison shows NBC News far less willing to report soaring gas prices under Obama.
Media Research Center

Pump Prices Taking More Out of Wallets, But Not Much of Newscasts

Since Jan. 18, networks spent a combined total of eight minutes discussing the increase.
Media Research Center

Economic Growth Turns Negative, CBS Only Network to Admit Rate

NBC ignores GDP, while ABC dances around the ‘speed bump’ with positive report; print downplays drop.

Federal Revenue Erupts a Ginormous 267,869% In The 100 Years of Income Tax

NTU's Pete Sepp says income tax made way for 'massive fiscal expansion' of government.
Media Research Center

ABC Touts Housing ‘Comeback’ on Day of Confidence Drop

Tax hike makes consumer confidence plummet, evening news shows silent.
Media Research Center

Seven Millionaire Journalists who Cheer For Higher Taxes

100 years after the income tax liberal anchors still support tax increases.
Media Research Center

Left Swoons for Loony ‘Magic Coin’ Plan

Campaign in full swing to have Treasury invent trillion-dollar denomination to stave off spending cuts.
Media Research Center

‘Promised Land’ Continues Hollywood Anti-Fracking Campaign

Damon claims he wants to start conversation, but movie depicts gas company employees as liars.
Media Research Center

CNBC’s Jim Cramer: ‘No More Taxes’

Following jobs report, tells ‘Squawk Box’ audience government should address Medicare, not raise taxes.
Media Research Center

Fiscal Cliff Deal’s $4 Trillion Price Tag Ignored by 5 out of 6 Shows

On day of the deal only one of the network morning and evening shows mentioned the hefty cost of the deal because of the lack of spending cuts.
Media Research Center

Five Reasons The Networks Have No Business Covering Business (Or the Economy)

In 2012 alone, from approaching a fiscal cliff to Occupy movement, media proved unable to fairly cover many issues.
Media Research Center

FrackNation to premiere on AXS TV in January

Filmmaker Phelim McAleer’s movie which he says ‘tells the truth about fracking’ will debut on television Jan. 22.
Media Research Center

Media Join Left-Wing Assault on Grover Norquist

Man the left called an ‘anti-tax jihadist’ garners media attention over GOP ‘mutiny,’ after earlier left-wing attacks on him.
Media Research Center

Networks Blamed Feds For Katrina Failure, Credit Them for Sandy

When it comes to natural disasters, ABC, CBS, NBC coverage reveals double standard.
Media Research Center

Upside Down Economics

Despite much better economy, networks blamed President Bush more than President Obama for financial troubles.