Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Editor for the Business & Media Institute
Author Articles

ABC Airs Fantasy About Impact of House Health Care Bill

Chief medical editor tells viewers the great things the bill will accomplish 'right away,' ignores future cost of mandates.

Unemployment Surges to 10.2 Percent, CNN Asks About Need for Second Stimulus

'American Morning' shares latest job numbers, inquires about stimulus 2.0 and refuses to point out failure of initial stimulus.

'American Morning' Says Immigration Status Verification Would Drive Businesses Under

CNN's Jason Carroll promotes illegal immigration and 'reform' arguing that it is necessary for farms, other industry.

Ford Had a Better Idea: No Bailout

As U.S. car manufacturer 'stuns' Wall Street with 3Q profits, some media forget to report Ford didn't take government cash.

White House 'Under Pressure' Will Announce 1 Million Jobs 'Saved'

Politico reports that Obama will claim stimulus 'created and saved at least 1 million jobs' since February, but AP and others dispute numbers.

CNN Finds 'Capitalist' Lesson in Trick-or-Treating

Business correspondent praises economic lessons of the holiday, condemns redistribution of Halloween candy.

Edmunds Says Program Cost Taxpayers $24,000 per Clunker

CNNMoney.com reports cost of government program that media praised as 'too successful.'

Networks Aid Obama's War on Insurers' Profits

During heated battle over health care 'reform,' only 17 percent of reports point out that insurance companies don't make obscene profits like liberals say.

'GMA' Cereal Report Continues Crusade against Food

Reporter Dan Harris highlights new study attacking companies for marketing sugary cereal to children, claims self-policing is 'demonstrable failure.'

Despite Media Claims, 82 Percent Say Recession Isn't Over

ABC News-Washington Post poll finds huge majority still feeling recession.

Networks Barely Report 'Stealth' Push for 'Second Stimulus'

Stories mostly ignore failure of Obama's $787 billion stimulus to halt rising unemployment, continue to give credit for saving or creating jobs.

Networks Cover Bogus 'Balloon Boy' Story 100 Times More Than Made-Up Limbaugh Quotes

ABC, CBS and NBC morning shows give more than 80 minutes to possible 'stunt,' but a meager 47 seconds to made up comments about conservative talk show host.

NPR to Stations: 'Avoid' Saying '46 Million Americans' Are Uninsured

Managing Editor confirms that 'guidance' memo was sent to members to stop making controversial claim.

NBC's 'Today' Includes Michael Moore as Expert to Attack Wall Street

Morning show continues media attack on bankers and bonuses with propagandist filmmaker.

'Good Morning America's' Snowe Job on Medical Bankruptcies

ABC allows senator who voted for health care bill to cite misleading statistic regarding medical debt.

CNN's Christine Romans Calls Health Care Reform Estimate 'Impossible'

'American Morning' 'fact-checks' insurance industry's estimate of higher costs under Senate bill.

CNN Anti-Earmark Story Leaves out Obama's Failure to Reform

Bash calls out three senators for earmarks to companies that gave them contributions, but not the president for his broken promise.

Networks Ignore Democrat Defeat of Immigrant ID and Their Push for Coverage of Illegals

News media covered dust-up over Joe Wilson, but not recent developments that support his claim.

'60 Minutes' Condemns Coal Industry, Misses Government Role in TVA Spill

Lesley Stahl attacks coal, tells industry lobbyist people don't 'trust' coal companies.

Networks Flip Flop on Jobs

Identical Unemployment Numbers Good News for Obama, But All Bad under Reagan.