Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business
Author Articles
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Former OMB Director: ‘There’s No Recovery’

As jobs report shows only 80,000 jobs added, James Nussle contradicts Obama message.
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Media, Left Try to Put Their Hands on Your Shopping Cart

News outlets hype fears of chemical often found in food items, while lefty eco-, PR groups call for ban.
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Networks Barely Discuss ‘Hidden’ Jobless, That Even WaPo, CNN Notice

ABC, CBS and NBC ignore lower labor force in 82 percent of stories.
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CNN’s Alina Cho Finds ‘Good Argument’ for Bloomberg’s Sugary Drink Ban

Cho shows sickening video of man ‘drinking a tall glass of fat,’ but mentions zero opposition to NYC mayor’s food police proposal.
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Credit Card Rules Limiting Access for Stay-at-home Moms

CNN Money reports on an unintended consequence of Obama regulation the media didn’t see coming and left touted as ‘lifeboat’ for consumers.
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NY Times Goes to Extremes to Convince Readers of Student Loan Crisis

Front page story cites student $120,000 in debt; later admits only 3 percent of borrowers have $100K+ burden.
CNBC

Unemployment Rate Drops Because 522,000 Give Up Jobs Search

April adds only 115,000 jobs, while millions make up ranks of ‘invisible unemployed.’
Federal Debt

Media Label Spending Cuts ‘Draconian’ and ‘Folly,’ As Debt Grows by Over $4 Trillion

In three years since the Senate last passed a budget, attempts to curtail spending have been criticized by media.
The Buffett Rule

Senate Rejects ‘Buffett Rule,’ Despite Networks’ Promotion of ‘Tax Reform’

Nearly 70 percent of stories on millionaires tax include ‘fair’ talk;  only 8 percent mention ‘politics of envy.’
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Small Businesses Worried about Debt, Obamacare, Says Chamber Study

Policies promoted by news media are major cause for concern among small business owners.
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Spin Cycle: MSNBC Excuses Bad March Jobs Report

Anchors and guests cover for Obama’s dismal data.
March Jobs Report

March Hiring Far Below Expectations, Adds Only 120,000 Jobs

Every one of CNBC predictions far higher than disappointing result.
Gas Prices

$4 Gas? Networks Fueled Outrage in ‘08 With Nearly 3 Times As Many Reports

High cost of gasoline was causing plenty of pain just a few years ago, today not as much.
BornFree

Behind the Scenes: The Lefty PR Group That Stokes Consumer Fear of BPA

Fenton Communications, the same group that got Alar banned after ‘scare,’ is using media to fight.
Breast Cancer Fund

Lefty Group Uses Pink to Camouflage Green Activism, Attack Business

Media ignore that BCF is really eco-group in disguise that supports Markey legislation to ban chemicals like BPA.
Gas Prices

Networks Hype Rising Gas Prices 4 Times More for Bush, Than Obama

Gas prices mentioned in 97 stories in one month of 2008 coverage, compared to just 21 in month of 2012 coverage.
Going Nuclear

Historic Energy Decision Initially Skipped by CBS, Bashed by ABC

Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves plans for two new nuclear reactors, but ‘World News’ can only find opposition.
ABC's Richard Besser

Ignoring Science, 97% of Stories Hype BPA as Health Threat

Susan G. Komen Foundation beaten up by anti-chemical left when it found ‘scant’ evidence of BPA danger.
Domestic Oil Well Drilling

Obama to Call for Increased Domestic Oil and Gas, says Journal

Media join president in taking an anti-energy industry stance.
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Two Broadcast Networks Ignore Soft Recall of Chevy Volts

Only CBS reports GM's sneaky campaign to fix media hyped electric car.