Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

Obama Submits Largest Budget in History, But Portrayed as Fiscal Conservative by Networks

ABC, CBS and NBC reports on federal budget give the president pass on spending, ignore critical liberal and conservative economists who argue it is 'unsustainable.'

Media React to 5.7 Percent GDP Growth: 'Great News for Consumers'

But economists including liberal Paul Krugman call it an 'inventory blip.'

Forget Sham Spending 'Freeze,' Obama's Proposals Would Cost $70.5 Billion

Taxpayer group releases line-by-line price tag of State of the Union speech.

Olbermann Touts Man Who Created 50 Green Jobs with Stimulus Funds

MSNBC host fails to point out that each job cost nearly $2 million.

Media Ignore Contradiction between Obama's Middle Class Giveaways, Spending 'Freeze'

With State of the Union address imminent, the press downplays costs, finds little economic criticism of proposals designed to recapture middle class support.

CNN's Romans Includes Criticism of 'Anti-Business' Obama

Business correspondent connects the dots between Dow drop and Obama's proposed bank rules.

Fox Biz Host: Obama's Losing Ally Warren Buffett

Billionaire says purpose of president's bank tax to 'punish people.'

Companies Donate $83 Million to Haiti, Get Less Than Three Minutes of Coverage

ABC, CBS and NBC briefly mention corporate donations in wall-to-wall Haiti reporting.

Taxpayers Will Pay Twice if Obama Gets His Bank Tax

President's attempt to punish bankers for taking TARP is unfair and will bite consumers, not executives.

'Stossel' Finds 'Crony Capitalism' in Green Jobs Stimulus

Fox Business notes close connection between White House and only window maker that got tax credit.

CNN Highlights Corporate Haitian Relief Efforts

Stephanie Elam names a dozen companies giving millions in funds, goods or services to disaster relief.

Networks Fail to Criticize Obama Despite Most Jobs Lost in a Year Since 1940

Reporters omit failure of stimulus, problems counting jobs created or saved from many jobs stories.

Obama Presides Over Most Jobs Lost Since 1940

News media have spun rising 2009 unemployment positively, but more than 4 million lost jobs tops post-World War II high.

Rolling Stone Attacks 'Climate Killers' 'Derailing Efforts to Curb Global Warming'

Magazine attacks Warren Buffett, Rupert Murdoch and 15 other 'polluters and deniers.'

Networks Downplay $42 Million in 'Outrageous' Bonuses, 'Unlimited' Bailout of Fannie, Freddie

Journalists critical of pay at bailed out banks muster only 175 words to report compensation of Fannie execs.

Hot Weather Convinces Media of Climate Change; Cold Weather Ignored

From 2003 heat wave that killed thousands, to melting Peruvian glaciers the news media find examples of global warming.

'Heroes' of Discovery Channel Show Use Lasers on Japanese Whalers

Ecorazzi confirms Sea Shepherd crew using photonic disruptors.

Morici Says Health Care Bill, CBO Estimates Based on 'Nefarious' Assumptions

Maryland economist says 'reform' bill will cost 'typical American family' up to $2,000 more for coverage.

USA Today Profiles CEO Who 'Stands Up to Protestors'

Dan Vasella of Novartis Pharmaceuticals shares tips on confronting the opposition.

ClimateGate Fallout: Russian Think Tank Says Temperature Data was 'Cherry-Picked'

IBD: Institute of Economic Analysis says warming could be exaggerated by '0.64 degrees Celsius.'