Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

Movie Review: 'Wall Street' Sequel Attacks Debt, 'Cancer' of the Financial System

Weaker than the original, Wall Street argues 'mother of all evil is speculation.'

CEOs Having 'Buyer's Remorse' Over Obama

Investor's Business Daily website says 'more CEOs seeing Obama as bad hire.'

With Tax Hikes Soon, Cable News Uses 'Tax Cut' Phrasing 13 Times as Much

Class warfare rhetoric, White House talking points and attacks on 'cost' of tax cuts dominate tax debate coverage.

Media Seek Silver Linings in Economic Storm Clouds

Despite worrisome reports on jobs, GDP, housing and other sectors, reporters continue to spin bad news for Obama.

CNN's 'Glass One-Quarter Full' Spin: Emphasize Private Job Gains

Labor Day jobs report shows 54,000 lost, small rise in unemployment; 'American Morning' finds the silver lining.

Networks Skim Over White House Oil Claim: 'Vast Majority' of Spill is Gone

Obama administration claims roughly 75 percent of the oil had been removed, networks air few stories disputing that assertion.

Media Use Crazy Weather to Hype Global Warming, Despite Admissions Weather Isn't Climate

From Associated Press to national newspapers, coverage of floods, fires, droughts, sinkholes make 'case' for global warming alarmism.

'Nightly News' Skips Social Security's 75th, Highlights Children's Cartoon

Kate Snow reports on 'ground-breaking' Dora the Explorer tenth anniversary, ignores government program deeply in debt.

Social Security: Government 'Ponzi' Scheme Turns 75 with $41 Billion Shortfall

Social Security with its 'trust fund' of IOUs is in serious fiscal trouble, but you wouldn't guess it from the mainstream news media.

CNN's Unemployment Report Misses Mark by 71,000 Jobs

Anchor Kyra Phillips misreports that 60,000 jobs vanished in July; actual decline was 131,000.

Journalists Still Hiding Obama's Broken Promises on Jobs

White House made lots of claims about stimulus, including up to 3.6 million private-sector jobs. So far, they are 5.3 million jobs short.

Video: Unemployment Fight Shows Media Will Help Liberals Protect Their Jobs

Journalists criticize GOP for obstructing 'relief' bill, despite pay-as-you-go promises from Dems.

CBS Points out Obama Flip Flop on Paying for Benefits

Mark Knoller reminds readers that Obama touted the fiscal responsibility in paying for unemployment extension in November 2009.

Unemployment Fight Shows Media Will Help Liberals Protect Their Jobs

Journalists criticize GOP for obstructing 'relief' bill, despite pay-as-you-go promises from Dems.

ClimateGate 'Whitewash' Helps 'Clear' Scientists, U.S., International Media Claim

Lefties complain about lack of media coverage of Muir Russell report, critics point out study was commissioned by university under review.

125,000 Jobs Lost in June, Media Still Ignore Failure of Stimulus

CNN cites Krugman's worries about ending stimulus, MSNBC asks how recovery can 'hold on' without spending.

Media Defend Obama's Call for More Spending, Despite G-20 'Rift'

Krugman, ABC and others warn of double-dip recession, 'third depression' if stimulus ends.

'American Morning' Asks Expert 'What's Wrong' With Shutting Down Oil Drilling for 'Four More Months'

CNN Fill-in anchor Carol Costello claims to be playing 'devil's advocate' in tough interview with oil expert Tom Bower.

Media-Backed Obama Mortgage Program Flops

Broadcast networks supported homeowner bailout even as 'hiccups' in system were exposed.

Obama Wants $50 Billion more for Stimulus, Networks Nearly Silent

Broadcast news devotes 38 times more coverage to World Cup than presidential push to bailout police, firemen, teachers.