Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

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.

The Inflation 'Monster' Under the Media's Bed

News reports warned of 'recession,' 'stagflation' as inflation 'reared its ugly head,' but drops in prices get little notice from networks.

A Tribute to Milton Friedman

Economists, media bid farewell to 'one of the great economists of the 20th Century'

Electronic Voting: The Catastrophe that Wasn't

After election, media silent on left-wing claims of Diebold-Bush conspiracy.

Dobbs Knocks Conservative, Business Groups on Wages

CNN anchor lectures opponents of a minimum wage increase.

Media: U.S. Should Throw Billions of Dollars at Global Warming

What will new Congress do? Though emissions-lowering programs have failed around the world, the media continue to embrace plans for more regulation that could crush the American economy.

Strong Sales Figures from GM, Ford Go Unnoticed

ABC reports, but CBS and NBC ignore sales increases to discuss hormone treatments.

Then and Now, Media Sing Along to Dems' Election Song: 'No Tax Cuts'

The declining deficit has proven tax cuts don't cause a deficit rise. But the media can't hear that above the Democratic election chorus.

CNN Keeps Fighting War on Economy

'In the Money' another example of how the network says America beaten.

Profiting Too Much?

'World News Tonight' reporter fusses over Exxon's third-quarter figures.

CNN's War on the Economy

Leading up to election, network repeatedly tells viewers middle class slipping away, American dream 'impossible.'

NBC's News Flash: Busy Holiday Travel Season Means Higher Airfares

'Today' features travelers who want what they want, when they want it, regardless of market price.

CNN Says End is Near for Middle Class

"In the Money" promo for liberal group reinforces middle-class extinction theories.

The Weather Channel's 'One Degree' of Propaganda

Web site advances global warming activism including 'causes' and 'solutions.'

CNN's Lou Dobbs Beats Election War Drums for Bigger Government

Anchor insists he has a problem with both parties, but his new book and town hall special confirm he favors bigger government to rescue workers "struggling to hold on to the American Dream."

A Massive Reporting Deficit

Networks harp on federal deficit as a negative while downplaying how it was halved three years ahead of Bush's prediction.

In Government's Name: New York Times Bashes Religious Tax Exemptions

Four-day 'In God's Name' series argues churches cheat taxpayers and cities out of money.

Networks Overlook 810,000 New Jobs

Weekend news reports leave out huge revision to employment numbers.

Waging War: Media Ignore Compensation Increase

Media complain about 'stagnant' pay in an era of massive benefit growth.