Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Editor for the Business & Media Institute
Author Articles

Networks Use Bridge Tragedy to Build Support for Higher Taxes

Minnesota disaster brings out media tendency to promote government, though they bash businesses under the same tragic circumstances.

Media Manic About Wage Increase

Journalists proclaim the 'good news' to viewers on ABC, CBS and CNN, skip talk of lost jobs and failed businesses.

Thou Shalt Tax Every Sin

Taxation is media solution to funding its preferred causes and punishing 'wrong' behavior like smoking, eating junk food and spewing carbon.

Health Care Lie: '47 Million Uninsured Americans'

Michael Moore, politicians and the media use inflated numbers of those without health insurance to promote universal coverage.

Journalists Contribute to Power Gridlock

Media now worry whether there's enough energy to keep cool, but they've opposed nuclear, coal and more.

'Today' Demonizes Student Loan Companies for Alleged 'Schemes'

As Congress faces loan legislation, NBC show uses horror music and generalizations to frighten viewers.

Too Busy Admiring Greens to Notice What They're Really About

Environmentalists want to limit our society and your behavior, but you won't hear that from the media.

Media Exaggerate Student Loan 'Crisis'

Following liberal attorney general's lead, journalists portray lenders as malicious source of students' debt woes.

Journalists Prefer Left-Wing WSJ Buyout over Murdoch

News media up in arms at prospect of media mogul owning Wall Street Journal and Fox News.

Media Spread Suspicion of Gas 'Gouging'

Record gas prices prompt journalists' support for more price gouging investigations, vague legislation.

Winter Sports Seek Congressional Protection from Global Warming

Testimony before Senate committee ignores summer sports and tourism, environmentalists' orders not to travel, and the costs of climate change legislation.

Assault on the Great American Cookout

From the media's war on obesity to global warming, grilling and picnic foods just shouldn't be on the menu.

Q&A: Rep. Connie Mack Warns Media about Hugo Chavez

Outspoken congressman says media keep ignoring dictator's threats to U.S. interests.

A Thieving Dictator Only U.S. Media Could Love

Despite his threat to American business interests, Hugo Chavez is still the 'friendly' darling of the network news.

ABC Excludes Capitalist Reason Behind 'No Impact' Experiment

'Nightline' lauds the man without toilet paper, but never mentions his book contract.

GMA Promotes ATV Regulation

'Safety Alert' excludes proponents of personal responsibility

CBS and ABC Misreport 'Record' Gas Prices, Again

Both evening newscasts use faulty math to hype rising pump costs.

Fortune: American Business 'Respectable' Again Because of Liberal Choices

Magazine declares the era of 'shamed' business is over, thanks to companies going green and endorsing nationalized health care.

ABC and CBS Give No Credit to Novartis

Evening broadcasts praise 'promising' drug for osteoporosis without naming the manufacturer.

Networks Chip Away at Dow Milestones

Economic pessimism abounds in network news reports even as the Dow continues to break records.