Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

CNN's Romans Includes Criticism of 'Anti-Business' Obama

Business correspondent connects the dots between Dow drop and Obama's proposed bank rules.

Fox Biz Host: Obama's Losing Ally Warren Buffett

Billionaire says purpose of president's bank tax to 'punish people.'

Companies Donate $83 Million to Haiti, Get Less Than Three Minutes of Coverage

ABC, CBS and NBC briefly mention corporate donations in wall-to-wall Haiti reporting.

Taxpayers Will Pay Twice if Obama Gets His Bank Tax

President's attempt to punish bankers for taking TARP is unfair and will bite consumers, not executives.

'Stossel' Finds 'Crony Capitalism' in Green Jobs Stimulus

Fox Business notes close connection between White House and only window maker that got tax credit.

CNN Highlights Corporate Haitian Relief Efforts

Stephanie Elam names a dozen companies giving millions in funds, goods or services to disaster relief.

Networks Fail to Criticize Obama Despite Most Jobs Lost in a Year Since 1940

Reporters omit failure of stimulus, problems counting jobs created or saved from many jobs stories.

Obama Presides Over Most Jobs Lost Since 1940

News media have spun rising 2009 unemployment positively, but more than 4 million lost jobs tops post-World War II high.

Rolling Stone Attacks 'Climate Killers' 'Derailing Efforts to Curb Global Warming'

Magazine attacks Warren Buffett, Rupert Murdoch and 15 other 'polluters and deniers.'

Networks Downplay $42 Million in 'Outrageous' Bonuses, 'Unlimited' Bailout of Fannie, Freddie

Journalists critical of pay at bailed out banks muster only 175 words to report compensation of Fannie execs.

Hot Weather Convinces Media of Climate Change; Cold Weather Ignored

From 2003 heat wave that killed thousands, to melting Peruvian glaciers the news media find examples of global warming.

'Heroes' of Discovery Channel Show Use Lasers on Japanese Whalers

Ecorazzi confirms Sea Shepherd crew using photonic disruptors.

Morici Says Health Care Bill, CBO Estimates Based on 'Nefarious' Assumptions

Maryland economist says 'reform' bill will cost 'typical American family' up to $2,000 more for coverage.

USA Today Profiles CEO Who 'Stands Up to Protestors'

Dan Vasella of Novartis Pharmaceuticals shares tips on confronting the opposition.

ClimateGate Fallout: Russian Think Tank Says Temperature Data was 'Cherry-Picked'

IBD: Institute of Economic Analysis says warming could be exaggerated by '0.64 degrees Celsius.'

New York Times Portrays Fannie, Freddie as Private 'Companies'

Talking about need for 'continuing infusions' of taxpayer cash, Times ignores Federal origin of problem.

Media Go Easy on Obama As He Reinvents, Extends TARP to Weeks before Midterm Elections

Network news shows barely report criticism of 'slush fund' tactics, although they criticized Paulson for 'bait-and-switch' in 2008.

Wired Talks to Sociologist about 'Climate Change Denial'

Magazine investigates 'psychology' of skepticism; ignores contrary data, disturbing ClimateGate e-mails.

CNN Smears CEI with False Funding Info

Jim Acosta misreports that ExxonMobil gives money to conservative policy group.

The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2009

From jobs 'saved or created,' to stimulus saving the economy, to 'deficit neutral' health care reform; here are ten biggest stories the media got wrong this year.