Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

MSNBC Says 'Fantastic' Report Shows 151,000 Jobs Added, But Rate 'Holds Steady'

Media ignore how positive numbers fall more than 7 million jobs shy of Obama's jobs promise.

Despite GOP Sweep, Liberals Make Tax, Spending Decisions in Lame Duck Session

Mountain of legislation awaits Congress; taxes, unemployment, Medicare and more may be addressed.

HuffPo Blogger Claims 'Working Class Got Brainwashed'

Myriam Miedzian struggles to understand why many who aren't rich want to maintain Bush tax cuts for upper income earners.

Obama the Tax Cutter: A Network Fairy Tale

Despite Obama's tax hikes and campaign against 'tax cuts' for the wealthy, broadcast evening news shows portray president as taxcutters' champion.

Obama the Tax Cutter: A Network Fairy Tale: Executive Summary

Despite Obama's tax hikes and campaign against 'tax cuts' for the wealthy, broadcast evening news shows portray president as taxcutters' champion.

Media Expand Left-Wing Attack on Chamber of Commerce over 'Foreign' Contributions

MSNBC, other news outlets accept unproven claims of progressive blog against U.S. business group as election nears.

More than 100,000 Jobs Lost, Likely Much Worse

BLS report shows no change in unemployment rate, but Gallup warns of understated September losses.

Exploding Children in Eco-Group's Video Fails to Upset Liberal News Media

Shocking British short to promote cutting carbon emissions shows skeptics being blown up for not participating.

As Economy Stumbles, Obama's Economic Team Quits

Three out of the four media favorites have resigned since June.

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.