Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles
Gas Prices

$4 Gas? Networks Fueled Outrage in ‘08 With Nearly 3 Times As Many Reports

High cost of gasoline was causing plenty of pain just a few years ago, today not as much.
BornFree

Behind the Scenes: The Lefty PR Group That Stokes Consumer Fear of BPA

Fenton Communications, the same group that got Alar banned after ‘scare,’ is using media to fight.
Breast Cancer Fund

Lefty Group Uses Pink to Camouflage Green Activism, Attack Business

Media ignore that BCF is really eco-group in disguise that supports Markey legislation to ban chemicals like BPA.
Gas Prices

Networks Hype Rising Gas Prices 4 Times More for Bush, Than Obama

Gas prices mentioned in 97 stories in one month of 2008 coverage, compared to just 21 in month of 2012 coverage.
Going Nuclear

Historic Energy Decision Initially Skipped by CBS, Bashed by ABC

Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves plans for two new nuclear reactors, but ‘World News’ can only find opposition.
ABC's Richard Besser

Ignoring Science, 97% of Stories Hype BPA as Health Threat

Susan G. Komen Foundation beaten up by anti-chemical left when it found ‘scant’ evidence of BPA danger.
Domestic Oil Well Drilling

Obama to Call for Increased Domestic Oil and Gas, says Journal

Media join president in taking an anti-energy industry stance.
Media Research Center

Two Broadcast Networks Ignore Soft Recall of Chevy Volts

Only CBS reports GM's sneaky campaign to fix media hyped electric car.
Media Research Center

Occupying the Classroom: NYU to Offer Class in Occupy Wall Street

Media's favorite protest to become a college course, despite irony of OWS classroom walk outs and protests of student loans.
Media Research Center

The Top 10 Economic Myths of 2011

This year the media's myth were wide-ranging: from conspiracy theories about economic sabotage, to overpopulation panic and Occupy Wall Street's mantra 'We are the 99 percent.'
Media Research Center

Liberal Journalists, Lefty Economists Created Occupy Wall Street Mantra

99 vs. 1 percent theme stems from class warfare messaging of lefties, repeated by media outlets including New York Times, PBS and Vanity Fair.
Media Research Center

Occupiers Protest Free Art Museum to Bash Wal-Mart

Alice Walton, Wal-Mart heiress, criticized by Occupy Wall Street for giving $1.4 billion to found Arkansas art museum.
Media Research Center

Media Pump Up Obama Despite High Gas Prices, Hype Dropping Prices

Meanwhile, per gallon prices still 60 cents higher than last year, $1.56 higher than when Obama took office.

'Mini Ponzi Scheme' Takes Down N.J. Democrat Corzine; Networks Forget They Used Him as 'Top' Economic Voice

Former governor resigns in disgrace as MF Global CEO, but broadcast news ignore Obama ties.

In Pipeline Battle, Left Hypes Climate Threat Ignores Need for Jobs, Oil

Lefty media outlets attack Keystone XL project with climate alarmism, 'absurd' economic claims.

Networks Push for Infrastructure Spending, Ignore Cost and Danger of Federal Failures

ABC, CBS and NBC silent about mistakes that took lives during Hurricane Katrina, wasted countless tax dollars for years.
Media Research Center

Networks Won't Admit Occupiers Want 'Socialist' Revolution

Marxism abounds at Wall Street protests, but ABC, CBS and NBC barely mention call for anti-capitalist revolt.

Media Embrace 'Noble' Extremists Occupying Wall Street, Ignore Radicalism 88% of the Time

Communists, anarchists and revolutionaries fight to destroy capitalism, while journalists praise the 'Zen-like' encampment.

Jobs Grow by 103,000, But Obama Still 6.2 Million Jobs from Promise

September shows job gains, unchanged 9.1% unemployment rate

Awful Unemployment Rate Left Out of More Than 3/4 of Job Stories

Network evening shows talk about employment woes, but rarely mention 9.1 percent figure.