Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
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Networks Blamed Feds For Katrina Failure, Credit Them for Sandy

When it comes to natural disasters, ABC, CBS, NBC coverage reveals double standard.
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Upside Down Economics

Despite much better economy, networks blamed President Bush more than President Obama for financial troubles.  
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Experts: Job Spike Mostly Part-timers, Home-Based Jobs

 Liberal, conservative economists criticize employment numbers. 
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Math Is Hard: People Flee Workforce, But ‘Morning Joe’ Sees ‘Good News’

Crowd in background of MSNBC morning show cheers loudly for 96,000 jobs, lowest labor force participation since Sept. 1981.
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During Democratic Convention, Two of Three Networks Ignore Dire Jobs Picture

For three nights, ABC and NBC fail to mention the national unemployment rate or the ‘nearly 13 million’ people looking for work.
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Emails Show Coziness Between Reporter and Climate Scientist

FOIA reveals St. Louis Post-Dispatch environmental writer ‘sympathetic’ to alarmism, doesn’t want to let skeptics ‘stand unchallenged.’
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Media Leave Liberal Soros’s Politics Aside in News of Manchester United Buy

Left-wing billionaire George Soros acquires minority share of popular English soccer team, but his politics goes unmentioned.
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USA Today Finds OWS Theme in Movies, Ignores Villainy

Drawing examples from Batman, Cosmopolis and Arbitrage, newspaper sees Occupiers in Hollywood plots, but finds little to criticize about OWS.
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Networks Practically Silent on GDP Despite Its Decline

ABC, CBS and NBC news programs have barely mentioned how slowly the economy is growing, but used to report the important figure.
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Media Help Obama Make Business Success Bane of Romney’s Campaign

From cable to comedians, lefties charge candidate with dishonesty, contradiction; attack company for ‘vulture capitalism’ and more.
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Networks Lead With Calling Obama’s Tax Hike a ‘Tax Cut’

President’s plan would raise taxes on wealthy in 2013, and everyone after one year, but ABC, CBS and NBC favor tax-cut talk.
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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.’