Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

Here We Go Again: Networks Back Obama 'Replay' on Infrastructure Spending, Stimulus

President and media stuck on repeat, but ABC, CBS, NBC won't admit it; argue for more money to fix roads, bridges.

Historic! No New Jobs Added in August; First Time since 1945

CNBC's Rick Santelli guesses right net payroll figure, but unemployment rate remains steady at 9.1 percent.

Media Say Little about Policy Failures of Obama's New Top Economist

If confirmed, Princeton lefty will replace Austan Goolsbee as head of the Council of Economic Advisers.

Networks Barely Criticize Obama's Disastrous 'Green Jobs' Policies

Criticism excluded from 92 percent of network news reports, despite bankruptcies of federally subsidized companies.

Networks Take Cue from Obama, Wait Nearly 6 Years to Attack S&P

Most ABC, CBS and NBC criticism comes after White House fears 2011 default, despite S&P failure during 2005 housing crisis.

Under Deal, Debt to Rise $12 Trillion and 95% of Network Stories Leave That Out

ABC, CBS and NBC reports complain about the severity of spending cuts, instead of explaining that government debt will continue to grow.

GOP's 'Cut, Cap and Balance' Mostly Just Cut By Media

Republican budget plan only mentioned by name in 10 percent of stories.

IBD Notes that in D.C. Cutting Spending, Isn't what It Appears

Front page article examines "Shared Sacrifice,'D.C.-Style'"

Only 2% of Reports on Debt Ceiling Battle Mention Public Opposition to Increase

Network evening shows ignore polls showing deeper concern over rising federal debt than default; fail to debunk Obama's Social Security remarks.

'Lousy:' June Jobs Rise Only 18,000, Unemployment Rate Up to 9.2%

CNBC reacts to fewest jobs added in 8 months, actual data 'well below expectations.'

Reuters.com Article Worries 'U.S., European Media' 'Worlds Apart' on Climate Change

Writer laments American media's 'balanced reporting,' despite their huge bias towards climate alarmism.

'Mad Money' Jim Cramer Blasts Times Reporter for Natural Gas 'Hit Pieces'

CNBC host and natural gas CEO criticize New York Times' Ian Urbina for series of attacks on the industry.

Media Leave Out Economists from Stories on Debt Crisis 'Calamity'

In two weeks of news reports, only two economists were included by broadcast networks.

Obama Backs EPA War on Coal, While Networks Ignore Harm to Industry

Major utility announces proposal to retire power plants, layoff workers and spend billions to comply with 'pending' regulations.

Yahoo! Editor on Economy: GOP Wants to 'Blow Stuff Up' to Win in 2012

Latest conspiracy theory about Republicans contends they support economic sabotage.

Housing 'Recovery?' Not So Fast

Media went 'looking for a housing recovery' in 2009, but in 2011 home prices 'double-dip' to an 8-year low.

Obama Ignores Unemployment Rise to 9.1%, Job Gains of only 54,000

ABC's Jake Tapper notices president's 'non-acknowledgment' of June 3 jobs report.

CNBC's Santelli Right, 'Experts' Wrong; Unemployment Spikes to 9.1%

Disappointing May jobs report shows only 54,000 jobs added, despite media claims that prosperity just around the corner.

Sidebar to Special Report: Science Fiction

Live Earth: NBC Joins Fight for 'Climate in Crisis,' Fails to Stay Objective

Science Fiction

5 Years After: Networks Celebrate Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth,' Ignore Scientific Flaws, Criticism