Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

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.

Gas Price Season: California, Here We Come

Media love to mention the state's expensive gas, but rarely include major causes: taxes and regulation.

Glamour: Global Warming Activism for Women

From one-sided advisers to calls for government action on climate, the magazine revels in green extremism.

ABC Parrots Cuomo's Attack on Loan Industry

'World News' doesn't explain why loans are bad, glosses over lenders' perspective.

CS Monitor Praises 'Renewable' House, Ignores Cost to Taxpayers

Correspondent never indicates $250,000 state grant is paid for by state residents.

Two Out of Three Networks Support Banning Incandescent Bulbs

CBS and ABC favor regulation of consumer options, but NBC provides statement supporting choice.

Cancer Drug, But Not Drug Company, Praised By Networks

ABC, CBS, NBC discuss 'lifesaver' drug but never mention its maker.

Foreclosures Up: ABC, CBS Blame Lenders

But NBC mentions people are responsible for overly risky borrowing too.

CNN Blames Lenders For 'Credit Crisis'

'In the Money' provides uncritical platform for documentary director to bash the credit industry.

Spring has Sprung: Media Begin Gas Price Complaints

ABC, NBC and CNN prime the pump with price predictions and talk of 'profiteering.'

No Exxon Deed Goes Unpunished

San Jose paper runs accusations of 'greenwashing' in Exxon-Stanford partnership, but leaves out left-wing affiliations of critic.

ABC Airs Halliburton Hit Piece

'World News Sunday' balance consists of nine seconds from CEO.

'Evening News' Green Fantasy

CBS report showcases 'green' islands climate change solutions that 'can work anywhere'.

Richer People 'Good News' If They Are Women

ABC and NBC stay positive about the increasing number of female billionaires, despite previous anti-rich slant.