Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business
Author Articles

CNN Cries for Japanese Recession 'Orphans'

'Newsroom' segment worries about daughter of stay-at-home mom, dad who works 12-14 hour days.

The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2008

BMI's collection of outrageous economic bias for the entire year: From the salmonella outbreak to the media's call for a new, New Deal.

New TNT Drama Pits 'Robin Hoods' Against 'Capitalist Victimizers'

'Leverage' attacks insurance and aerospace companies in series premiere.

Krugman Claims Government Has $10 Trillion 'Cushion'

Pro-intervention economist and Nobel Prize winner tells 'Good Morning America' viewers that trillions more could be spent to fix the economy.

New York Times Parties 'Like It's 1929'

Times continues media theme of another Great Depression.

NBC's Curry Climbs 'Poster-Child' for Climate Change

'Today' show anchor misleads viewers about declining Mt. Kilimanjaro ice during network's 'green' week.

Journalists Credit Obama for Stock Gains, Ignore Losses

News media apply double standard to president-elect's influence on market fluctuations.

New York Times 'Hopes' Obama is New Roosevelt

Krugman, business columnist call for 'Franklin Delano Obama' to usher in new, New Deal.

Time Inc. Ad Slump 'Like 1931' Just as Magazine Recalls Great Depression

CEO Ann Moore's downbeat forecast comes out as FDR cover on stands.

Left, Media Try to Cook Up a New New Deal

Attacks on capitalism, reverence for FDR bypass experts who say anti-market policies prolonged Great Depression.

Consulting a 'Crook' and Ordinary People, CNN Beats Up the Street

'Fall of the Fat Cats' special scrutinizes personal spending and compensation of Wall Street.

Washington Post: Capitalism a 'Casualty' of Financial Crisis

Writer's 'analysis' blames free markets for current woes, leaves out economists who disagree.

Media Endorse $700 Billion Economic 'Rescue'

Networks cheer market intervention, supply 'doomsday' predictions about economy without a bailout and claim it could turn a profit.

Despite Media 'Mythmaking,' Capitalism Didn't Fail

Free-market economists blame government actions taken during Carter, Clinton for financial crisis.

Networks, Once Silent on Fannie Mae, Blame Capitalism for Debacle

In 2005, 2008 TV journalists wouldn't criticize GSEs; now reporters blame deregulation, GOP.

Networks Help Obama Bridge Gap on Earmarks

Journalists race to 'check' Palin claims, ignore Democrats' billion dollars in earmarks.

Media Error Causes Steep Loss for United Airlines

2002 story about airline's bankruptcy leads to Wall Street panic shares fall as low as a penny.

Time Rejects Climate Change as Cause of Storm Intensity

Magazine reports disasters worse due to population, not global warming

CBS Squeezes in Bad Economic News before McCain Speech

'Evening News' finds time for 'disappointing' employment and retail figures, but ignored good GDP news Obama's night.

Obama Embraces Media Hype about Economic 'Turmoil'

Networks virtually ignore good economic news, don't challenge claim economy in 'crisis.'