Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

'Repo Men' Star Jude Law Admits Problems with National Health Service

'Daily Show' interview about upcoming movie includes Jon Stewart mocking U.S. health care debate, Law's admission about low payments to doctors.

Networks Barely Mention FCC Plan to Spend Up to $350 Billion for Broadband Internet

Media outlets either ignore story or support government plan to increase service to all, even though 95 percent of Americans already have access.

ABC, CBS, NBC Join Obama's Attack on Insurance Companies

Broadcast news programs blast excessive and 'arbitrary' rate hikes, stack guests against Anthem and WellPoint.

Networks Ignore New Request for $15 Billion Bailout for Fannie Mae

Mortgage-backer has bled taxpayers for more than $75 billion, but is rarely criticized by the news media.

CNN Wants 'Fix' from the 'Broken Government' for Hungry Children

Segment criticizes accumulation of wealth, promotes health care 'reform' and government food programs.

Media Defend Obama's 'Revamped' Health Care Takeover Plan

Networks and cable misreport elimination of 'Cornhusker' deal, fail to criticize price controls and downplay public opposition.

Carol Costello Uses Subtle Attacks on Bush, Republicans for Economic Pain

CNN kicks off 'Broken Government' series with middle-class anger over economic insecurity.

Video: Rick Santelli - Free Market Champion and Tea Party Instigator

On the one-year anniversary of Santelli's famous rant, BMI looks back on his free market advocacy on CNBC.

ABC Asks if Insurance Premium Hikes are 'Legal'

'Good Morning America' focuses on outrage from Obama, consumers over rate increases.

Unopposed on CNN, DNC Chair Defends Stimulus on Anniversary

'American Morning' brings on Kaine, no challenger to discuss effectiveness of the stimulus package.

In Blizzard, Conservatives Mock Global Warming Alarmists, Left and Media Outraged

The left argues that everything from hurricanes, lack of snow and a plane crash to D.C. 'snowpocalypse' is evidence of global warming.

'Power Lunch' Guest Says No to Greek Debt, Warns All Governments Will Default

Marc Faber tells CNBC that market turmoil caused by Europe is a 'correction,' praises soundness of emerging economies.

Paulson Tells CNN: Americans 'Save too little,' 'Spend too much.'

Former treasury secretary blames crisis on overspending and 'global imbalances.'

CNN Finds 'Good News' in Jobs Report, But CNBC's Burnett Argues 'The Numbers are Bad'

Allan Chernoff downplays revision of 1.2 million more jobs lost since recession for CNN.

Obama Submits Largest Budget in History, But Portrayed as Fiscal Conservative by Networks

ABC, CBS and NBC reports on federal budget give the president pass on spending, ignore critical liberal and conservative economists who argue it is 'unsustainable.'

Media React to 5.7 Percent GDP Growth: 'Great News for Consumers'

But economists including liberal Paul Krugman call it an 'inventory blip.'

Forget Sham Spending 'Freeze,' Obama's Proposals Would Cost $70.5 Billion

Taxpayer group releases line-by-line price tag of State of the Union speech.

Olbermann Touts Man Who Created 50 Green Jobs with Stimulus Funds

MSNBC host fails to point out that each job cost nearly $2 million.

Media Ignore Contradiction between Obama's Middle Class Giveaways, Spending 'Freeze'

With State of the Union address imminent, the press downplays costs, finds little economic criticism of proposals designed to recapture middle class support.

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

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