Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business
Author Articles

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.

Video: Unemployment Fight Shows Media Will Help Liberals Protect Their Jobs

Journalists criticize GOP for obstructing 'relief' bill, despite pay-as-you-go promises from Dems.

CBS Points out Obama Flip Flop on Paying for Benefits

Mark Knoller reminds readers that Obama touted the fiscal responsibility in paying for unemployment extension in November 2009.

Unemployment Fight Shows Media Will Help Liberals Protect Their Jobs

Journalists criticize GOP for obstructing 'relief' bill, despite pay-as-you-go promises from Dems.

ClimateGate 'Whitewash' Helps 'Clear' Scientists, U.S., International Media Claim

Lefties complain about lack of media coverage of Muir Russell report, critics point out study was commissioned by university under review.

125,000 Jobs Lost in June, Media Still Ignore Failure of Stimulus

CNN cites Krugman's worries about ending stimulus, MSNBC asks how recovery can 'hold on' without spending.

Media Defend Obama's Call for More Spending, Despite G-20 'Rift'

Krugman, ABC and others warn of double-dip recession, 'third depression' if stimulus ends.

'American Morning' Asks Expert 'What's Wrong' With Shutting Down Oil Drilling for 'Four More Months'

CNN Fill-in anchor Carol Costello claims to be playing 'devil's advocate' in tough interview with oil expert Tom Bower.

Media-Backed Obama Mortgage Program Flops

Broadcast networks supported homeowner bailout even as 'hiccups' in system were exposed.

Obama Wants $50 Billion more for Stimulus, Networks Nearly Silent

Broadcast news devotes 38 times more coverage to World Cup than presidential push to bailout police, firemen, teachers.

Media Continue War against Plastic Chemical BPA

Reporters attack bisphenol-A; claim it causes 'liver disease, heart failure, all sorts of things,' despite enormous doses necessary to impact humans.

Media Fail to See Obama's Fingerprints on Lack of Press Freedom in Gulf

Reporters from several media outlets claim Coast Guard, FAA and BP have kept them away from oil spill, but few point fingers at White House.

Private Hiring 'Weak,' 411,000 Jobs Out of 431,000 Temp Census Positions

Despite media spin about biggest monthly job growth in 10 years, employment report fell far short of expectations.

Biden's Job Prediction Falls 5.2 Million Short of Obama's Promise

VP claims 1.4 million jobs as victory, 'trouble in paradise' for GOP.

Washington Post Exposes BP ties to Eco-Groups, Other Media Ignore Controversy

Nature Conservancy and other left-wing environmental organizations accepted millions from oil giant, broadcast networks silent.

Goodbye to 'Law & Order:' 20 Years of Attacking Businesses, Conservative Ideals

Cop/courtroom drama frequently puts corporate-types on trial, attacks traditional values and conservative views.

Media Favor Regulation, Barely Notice Failures of Regulators

From the government's 'cozy' relationship with BP, to the SEC's failure to catch Madoff; networks attack businesses, but not regulators for mistakes.

BMI Video: Taking Lessons from Washington

GM Claims 'We Have Repaid Our Government Loan.'

Detroit News Finds Example of 'Workers Choosing Jobless Pay' Over Work

Even in the state with the highest jobless rate, some landscapers turn down work to collect unemployment.