Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

No Exxon Deed Goes Unpunished

San Jose paper runs accusations of 'greenwashing' in Exxon-Stanford partnership, but leaves out left-wing affiliations of critic.

ABC Airs Halliburton Hit Piece

'World News Sunday' balance consists of nine seconds from CEO.

'Evening News' Green Fantasy

CBS report showcases 'green' islands climate change solutions that 'can work anywhere'.

Richer People 'Good News' If They Are Women

ABC and NBC stay positive about the increasing number of female billionaires, despite previous anti-rich slant.

Networks Hype Credit Companies Abuse

Evening newscasts use 'horror stories' but leave out personal responsibility.

Can We Atone for Our Energy Sins?

Media fawn over celebrities' 'carbon offsets' and fail to examine cost of carbon-trading programs.

NY Times' 'Serious' Polling Problem Pushes National Health Care

Front-page story presents data supporting government-run health insurance, but excludes contrary findings.

Networks Hype New-Homes Decline as Sign of Woe

CBS, NBC use new home sales data to make the economy look terrible, while ignoring rise in the majority of the housing market.

Networks Eat Up More Restaurant Mandates

ABC, CBS report left-wing group's press release.

CNN Dishes Up Pro-Regulation Feast

'American Morning' promotes 'Extreme' CSPI call for restaurant food labeling.

Hybrids Lose Fuel Economy with New Testing

USA Today reports hybrid cars get fewer mpg than previously thought.

Rich Man, Poor Man

The media complain about the 'problem' of income inequality and ignore two other perspectives.

CBS Downplays Costs, Advocates Company's 'Elder Care' Benefits

'Evening News' says cost is 'just $15 a day,' urges workers to ask for more benefits.

ABC Wages Misleading War on Cancer Funding Cutbacks

'World News' warns lives could be lost, acts as though federal cancer research cut off - but in reality, story covers nonprofit organization.

This Valentine's, Diamonds Have It Rough

News media use "Blood Diamond" movie to tarnish the industry's reputation.

Media Fired Up About U.N. Global Warming Report

News reports eagerly promote global warming, predict catastrophe and selectively silence climate experts.

Health Care Face-Off

Media reveal preference for universal coverage in treatment of Schwarzenegger and Bush proposals.

Energy: Mission Impossible?

Politicians and the media clamor for energy independence but leave out crucial details.

Media Myth: The Recession/Depression of 2006

Hint: It Never Happened

Baby, It's Warm Outside

Unseasonable winter weather on the East Coast leads to media global warming frenzy.