Dan Gainor

Vice President of Business & Culture for the MRC

Dan Gainor, The T. Boone Pickens Fellow and Vice President of Business & Culture for the MRC, is a veteran editor with more than two decades of experience in print and online media. He has appeared a number of times on the Fox Business Network and writes for The Fox Forum. He has served as an editor at several newspapers including The Washington Times and The Baltimore News-American. Mr. Gainor also has extensive experience in online publishing – holding the position of managing editor for CQ.com, the Web site of Congressional Quarterly, and executive editor for ChangeWave, published by Phillips International. He has worked in financial publishing in his last two positions, launching new services for ChangeWave and Agora Inc. Mr. Gainor holds an MBA from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and a master’s in publications design from the University of Baltimore. As an undergraduate, he majored in political science and history at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Mr. Gainor lives in Maryland and volunteers as a media and issues speaker with the Close-Up Foundation. 

Gainor has made hundreds of radio and TV appearances. In addition to the Fox Business Network, his appearances include: CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” Fox News’ “Hannity & Colmes” and “Fox & Friends,” as well as CNN’s “Paul Zahn Now.” He has appeared on local or national radio shows in every state including: the Jerry Doyle Show, The John Gibson Show, the Rusty Humphries Show, Phil Valentine Show, POTUS on XM Satellite Radio , the Thom Hartmann Show, Money & More, the G. Gordon Liddy Show, America at Night, Dateline Washington, the Lars Larson Show, the Jim Bohannon Show, Home Talk USA, The Weekend, Mancow, Money Dots on Main Street USA, American Family Radio, the Chuck Harder Show, Battleline with Alan Nathan, The Right Balance, Janet Parshall’s America and Entertainment USA. 

He has been published in a wide variety of publications, including: Investor’s Business Daily, The Washington Times, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Orange County Register, the New York Post, the Baltimore Examiner, Canada’s National Post's Financial Post & FP Investing, the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Augusta Free Press, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Houghton Daily Mining Gazette, the Port Clinton, Ohio Beacon, Contacto Magazine, the Caribbean Voice, the Newtown Bee, the Frederick News-Post, The High Point Enterprise, the Easton Star Democrat, the Midland Daily News, the Findlay, Ohio, Courier, and the Simi Valley, Calif., Acorn.

Author Articles

Eco-Extremist Wants World Population to Drop below 1 Billion

Sea Shepherd founder says mankind is a 'virus' and we need to 're-wild the planet.'

BusinessWeek: Private Roads a Dead End

Magazine claims the highway to hell is paved with privatization.

CNN's Wastler Backs $1 Gas Tax Hike

Reporter suggests how to keep government 'In the Money': with $4-a-gallon gas.

CBS Pushes for More FDA Regulation

Two reports advocate expanded power and budget for both food and drug side of organization.

CNN Host Calls for Mortgage Regulation

Willis of 'Open House' declares open season on lack of legislation.

Post Forgets Democrats Supported Alternative Minimum Tax

AMT story cites nine sources about 'new rules,' but only two Republicans

Green Issues Are the Place to Be

Global warming goes glossy as magazines turn up heat on business with environmental ideas.

AARP Quest for Health Care 'Leverage' Doesn't Bother New York Times

Group's move toward health insurance is controversial, but reporter Robert Pear only talks with AARP execs and allies.

CNN's Velshi Says Carbon Regulation Is 'Right Direction'

'American Morning' supports mandatory plan so 'people won't have to make choices.'

CNN Pumps Up Inquiry into Gas Prices

Anchor Miles O'Brien shows more support for left-wing attack on Big Oil.

U.S., International Newsweek Editions Present Different Views of Warming

American issue leaves out M.I.T. professor criticizing global warming theory and article about adapting to change.

CNN 'Morning' Team Throws Tomatoes at Burger King

McDonald's is doing 'right thing' paying more for tomatoes, but competitor 'can't get away with' its decision not to do so, according to reporters.

Vanity Fair Tells Conservatives to Go to Hell

Magazine attacks Limbaugh, sentences 'environmental sinners' to 'Dante's Inferno: Green Edition'

'Desperately Underpaid' Media Attack Another Oil Company Executive

Big pay depicted as a union issue on CNN, but reality shows CEO's stock options earned over 10-year period.

Time Part V: Time Goes for the Green -- In Your Wallet

Financial impact of magazine's recommendations could put you in the red.

Time Part IV: The 'Green Office Is the Place to Be'

Magazine's 51 planet-saving 'things' include several ways to make office space even more unbearable.

Time Part III: Right Turns Only, to Save the Planet

ABC is just as fascinated with idea of no left turns, but neither outlet mentions how impractical it is for ordinary drivers.

Networks Respect 'America's Best-Known Forecaster,' Except When He Talks about Global Warming

Networks rush to cover Dr. Bill Gray's hurricane predictions, but leave out the fact that he thinks the world might cool again soon.

Time Part II: Magazine Also Has a Beef with Steak

Time's 51 things 'to make a difference' would control food we eat and where it is grown.

Airline Complaints Down, Network Complaints about Airlines Up

CBS, NBC attack industry for poor performance though travelers do not.