Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

NBC Historian: 28 Degrees, So It Must Be 'Global Warming'

Michael Beschloss ignores frigid temps, claims warming could be responsible for lack of snow.

Krugman's Obama Would be Like 'Franklin Delano'

Nobel Prize winning economist has devoted over half his post-election columns to urging Obama to act like FDR, or promoting New Deal-style stimulus.

Tennessee Sludge Spill: Government Disaster 30 Times Worse than Exxon-Valdez

Media ignore fact that New Deal utility is run by the government.

CNN Offers Populist's 'Pros and Cons' Instead of Balance

'American Morning' provides one columnist's perspective of President-elect's stimulus plan.

Finally, a Bailout That Makes CNN Skeptical

'American Morning' offers balance, asks questions regarding porn companies' request for $5 billion federal bailout.

CNN Highlights Government's Digital 'Snafu'

Gerri Willis reports that the program to fund TV converters is 'out of money.'

CNN's Gupta: A Surgeon General Who Backs an Obesity Tax?

Obama has tapped Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who warned viewers about the danger of eating iPhones and supported a San Francisco plan to tax 'cheap' corn products.

CNN Plays Scrooge in Credit Card Hit Piece

John Roberts and Carol Costello attack 'warm and fuzzy' ads, promote greater regulation of plastic.

CNN Cries for Japanese Recession 'Orphans'

'Newsroom' segment worries about daughter of stay-at-home mom, dad who works 12-14 hour days.

The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2008

BMI's collection of outrageous economic bias for the entire year: From the salmonella outbreak to the media's call for a new, New Deal.

New TNT Drama Pits 'Robin Hoods' Against 'Capitalist Victimizers'

'Leverage' attacks insurance and aerospace companies in series premiere.

Krugman Claims Government Has $10 Trillion 'Cushion'

Pro-intervention economist and Nobel Prize winner tells 'Good Morning America' viewers that trillions more could be spent to fix the economy.

New York Times Parties 'Like It's 1929'

Times continues media theme of another Great Depression.

NBC's Curry Climbs 'Poster-Child' for Climate Change

'Today' show anchor misleads viewers about declining Mt. Kilimanjaro ice during network's 'green' week.

Journalists Credit Obama for Stock Gains, Ignore Losses

News media apply double standard to president-elect's influence on market fluctuations.

New York Times 'Hopes' Obama is New Roosevelt

Krugman, business columnist call for 'Franklin Delano Obama' to usher in new, New Deal.

Time Inc. Ad Slump 'Like 1931' Just as Magazine Recalls Great Depression

CEO Ann Moore's downbeat forecast comes out as FDR cover on stands.

Left, Media Try to Cook Up a New New Deal

Attacks on capitalism, reverence for FDR bypass experts who say anti-market policies prolonged Great Depression.

Consulting a 'Crook' and Ordinary People, CNN Beats Up the Street

'Fall of the Fat Cats' special scrutinizes personal spending and compensation of Wall Street.

Washington Post: Capitalism a 'Casualty' of Financial Crisis

Writer's 'analysis' blames free markets for current woes, leaves out economists who disagree.