Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

Media Fired Up About U.N. Global Warming Report

News reports eagerly promote global warming, predict catastrophe and selectively silence climate experts.

Health Care Face-Off

Media reveal preference for universal coverage in treatment of Schwarzenegger and Bush proposals.

Energy: Mission Impossible?

Politicians and the media clamor for energy independence but leave out crucial details.

Media Myth: The Recession/Depression of 2006

Hint: It Never Happened

Baby, It's Warm Outside

Unseasonable winter weather on the East Coast leads to media global warming frenzy.

Journalists Agree It's Time for Democrats' 'First 100 Hours'

Media have long provided uncritical support of liberal agenda, from minimum wage hike to universal health care.

Networks Ignore Good Housing News

Warnings of bursting 'bubble,' 'recession' still define housing coverage.

It's My Buyout, I'll Cry If I Want To

AP story whines about turmoil's impact on Ford workers, despite $100k buyouts.

Christmas Shopping Season a 'Fizzle?'

An increase of 6.5 percent leaves networks unsatisfied.

New York Times Warns of 'Scant Progress' on Women's Pay

Leonhardt story leads with worst data, buries how pay gap has narrowed.

ABC Even Complains About Charity

'World News Tonight with Charles Gibson' finds controversy instead of Christmas cheer.

'Today' Show Gift: A Balanced Auto Story

Report should remind other media that not all car companies are going south this winter.

CNN Calls for Government Action on Rising Child Care Expenses

'Lou Dobbs Tonight' reporter gives no context for one family's day care costs.

They Say They Want a Revolution: Privately-Run Public Schools

But major media ignore or downplay some of commission's key recommendations for improved education in America.

Have a Holly Jolly ... Something

Despite retailers' move back toward 'Merry Christmas,' journalists are three times as likely to offer 'Happy Holidays.'

CNN Special Pushes Liberal Health Care Agenda

Universal health care, one of the first action items for Democrats, pushed by Lou Dobbs.

CBS Obesity Report Trims Opposing Views

'Evening News' story shorts personal responsibility and cost arguments.

Spy Story Scarier than Real Life

'Good Morning America' frightens viewers with radioactive coverage.

Unhealthy Bias in Implant Stories, Then and Now

Media return to complaints about silicone breast implants, despite FDA decision to end 14-year ban.

Warning! Retailers on the Holiday Prowl

USA Today takes stores to task for advertising toys to kids.