Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
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Networks Embrace ‘Catastrophic’ Warnings of Latest IPCC Report

ABC swipes at skeptics, while CBS airs ‘irresponsible’ claim about temperatures rising 212 degrees.
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CBS, ABC Positive About Economy Nearly 2-to-1; Fed Disagrees

Two networks focus on good news ahead of Federal Reserve downgraded growth forecast.
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‘Hyperactive’ Hurricane Season Almost Makes Record for Zero Hurricanes; Networks Quiet about Climate

Humberto becomes first Atlantic hurricane hours shy of inactivity record.
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Investor’s Business Daily Finds: Feds Economic Boost Didn’t Help Much

Federal Reserve program to buy bonds has done ‘little’ to improve U.S. economy.
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Fast Food Workers Strike, Demand More Than Double Minimum Wage

Networks downplay extremism as left continues push for ‘living wage.’
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NBC Admits Businesses Cutting Back Hours Due to ObamaCare

‘Nightly News’ and NBCNews.com find businesses across U.S. trimming hours because of health insurance laws.
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174,000 Part-time Jobs Added in July, BLS Says

Trend toward part-time labor continues, worrying some experts.
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‘Gasland’ Director Celebrates as Pennsylvania Property Owners Lose Millions

Hess Corp. and Newfield Exploration Co. give up on drilling in Upper Delaware.
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‘American Atlantis’: Rolling Stone Imagines End of Miami Due to Climate Change

Contributing editor uses outlandish predictions to say ‘Goodbye Miami’ from 24-foot storm surge.
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Gasland Part II: Same Misleading Images, New Conspiracy Theory

Josh Fox’s follow up retreads old claims, but adds new level of spin.
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Half of Fracking Stories Rely on Hollywood Hit Jobs

News reports give platform to artists, celebs and anti-drilling documentaries in 50 percent of reports.
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Opposition Barely Mentioned Night of Obama’s Global Warming Speech

President announces ‘sweeping’ plan that would punish power plants, but hardly a hint of criticism on networks.
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Networks Do 92 Climate Change Stories; Fail to Mention ‘Lull’ in Warming All 92 Times

ABC, CBS and NBC ignore ‘mystery’ warming plateau in favor of alarmism about sea levels, allergies, weather.
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NY Times Fawns Over Bill Nye: ‘Warrior for Science’

Scientific critics of Nye’s climate claims get no attention in Times profile of activist ‘Science Guy.’ 
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Seven Soros-Linked Groups Behind Left's Push on Student Loans

Ahead of a possible July 1 interest rate hike for federally subsidized student loans, a coalition of liberal and education groups announced a “Social Media Day of Action” to demand congressional ...
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Movies Celebrate Occupy Wall Street as Anarchists and Thieves Target Businesses

From one man’s ‘Assault on Wall Street,’ to eco-anarchists, to illusionists robbing banks, anti-business ideals live on ... screen.
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Student Loan Hype: Networks Focus on Debts 245 Percent Higher than Average

 When ABC, CBS and NBC broadcasts mention what graduates owe, they go to extremes. 
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‘Rock Center’ Blames America, and Texaco in Anti-Oil Tirade

Ecuadorian villagers are upset and ready to fight to protect their rainforest homeland, from the government of Ecuador which has “launched a new oil boom,” according to NBC’s Ann Curry. But Curry ...
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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 ...
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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.