Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business
Author Articles

Networks Chip Away at Dow Milestones

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

CNN Doc: We Need More Food Handouts for the Obese

Sanjay Gupta worries about welfare program's 'Nutrition at Risk' during 'American Morning.'

'Astounding paychecks' Scrutinized by 'World News'

ABC looks at how to spend a hedge fund managers pay, but doesn't ask how much they pay in taxes.

Media Blame Businesses in the Wake of Tech Tragedy

Gun makers and sellers vilified for gunman's rampage.

'In the Money' Welcomes Kucinich's Price Gouging Theories

Presidential candidate 'concerned' about 'manipulation' gets no substantial disagreement from CNN team.

CS Monitor Favors Mower Regulation

New EPA mandate earns 'thanks' from newspaper writer.

Sam Champion(s) 'Eco-Friendly Home,' Downplays Expense

'Good Morning America's' weatherman barely mentions cost of 'money-saving' house.

BusinessWeek Credits 'Savvier Media' With Silencing Warming Opposition

Magazine also praises corporations that have 'come around' to promote carbon caps.

Green Day(s) All Year 'Round

Media uncritically report on climate change rallies, protests and concerts without pausing to count the cost to businesses and individuals.

CNN's Velshi Misreports Tax Numbers While 'Minding Your Business'

Reporter emphasizes 'cost' of repeal, but gets it wrong.

Media Amnesia Strikes on AMT Reform

AMT Mess: Media blame Bush tax cuts, not politicians who neglected to index the tax to inflation.

CNN's Attack of the 'Killer Stoves'

'American Morning' reporter tries to light a fire for more regulation.

Washington Post Teed Off about Discrimination in Private Organization

As the Masters Tournament begins, Post mimics earlier Times.

The 'Consumer Group' That Doesn't Want You to Consume

Journalists love CSPI's hype and embrace its extremist anti-food agenda.

NY Times and ABC: Global Warming Inevitable, So Pay Up

'World News' offers 'frightening' global warming story; Times calls for rich countries to pay more for future damage.

CNN Blames the Victim in Data Theft

O'Brien blasts TJX for not being 'forthcoming' instead of criticizing criminals for the thefts.

Subprime Reporting

Networks blame lenders, not borrowers for foreclosure 'epidemic.'

ABC Gets Syrupy over Global Warming

'World News' says 'long-term warming trend' could damage state's economy, though NBC showed how farmers can adapt.

Even Jon Stewart Mocks the 'Goreacle'

'Daily Show' host cracks jokes about Als testimony to the Senate

NY Times Flush with Environmental Extremism

Newspaper profiles 'no impact' couple living without carbon comforts, even toilet paper.