Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
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Networks Nearly Silent on Tea Party Anniversary

Only NBC’s ‘Today’ mentions 5 year celebration in D.C., gives 10 seconds to topic.
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Farmed & Disingenuous: Chipotle’s Agribusiness Attack Upsets Farmers

CNBC’s Jim Cramer calls it ‘brilliant,’ while farmers cry foul over Hulu series’ ‘divisive propaganda.’
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Santelli Recalls February 2009: Bailout ‘Dissension was Born,’ ‘I Blew a Gasket’

CNBC on-air editor still critical of bailouts, acknowledges rant that helped launch the Tea Party movement.
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Santelli: Five Years after His Rant Launched Tea Party

Obama and left lashed out at Santelli as ‘mad clown,’ ‘clueless’ and ‘out-of-touch,’ but he takes pride in role as grassroots catalyst.
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Left-Wing, Pro-Palestinian Groups Assail Scarlett Johansson, SodaStream

BDS calls for Oxfam to drop Johansson over endorsement.
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$500 Billion of Bias: Networks Ignore Farm Bill Waste, Abuse in Every Single Story

ABC, CBS and NBC worry over impact of not passing a farm bill, ignore need for reform.
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ABC Wants Dismissal of $1.2 Billion ‘Slime’ Suit

A South Dakota circuit court judge heard arguments on Dec. 17 from both sides in the lawsuit by Beef Products Inc. (BPI) against ABC News over its coverage of lean finely textured beef in 2012.
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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.