Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

'Going Green' Puts Business in the Red

Media praise businesses for eco-attitudes, but overlook hefty cost.

Are You Afraid of the News?

Media treat viewers to terrifying stories about economic crisis, planetary 'peril' and bacterial 'monsters' and it's not even Halloween yet.

Media Worry About Another Black Monday

Journalists compare current economic times to worst stock market drop in U.S. history.

Save the Planet, Bring Your Checkbook

Marie Claire calls for 'global cooling' so women can wear $41,000 of winter apparel.

'World News' Portrays Businessman as Carbon Abuser

A behind-the-scenes look at an ABC global warming segment from one of its participants.

Networks: Bashing Airlines Is Just the Ticket

Media turn fear of flying into fear of business and don't blame the real culprit - government.

To Talk about Carbon Footprint, ABC Crew Flies Cross-Country

'World News' anchor promotes costly green lifestyle, but ignores hypocrisy of jet-set report.

Ups and Downs on Wall Street Send Journalists Panicking

Frightened media worry about 'another Black Monday,' recession and 'Armageddon,' but experts remain more collected.

Networks Use Bridge Tragedy to Build Support for Higher Taxes

Minnesota disaster brings out media tendency to promote government, though they bash businesses under the same tragic circumstances.

Media Manic About Wage Increase

Journalists proclaim the 'good news' to viewers on ABC, CBS and CNN, skip talk of lost jobs and failed businesses.

Thou Shalt Tax Every Sin

Taxation is media solution to funding its preferred causes and punishing 'wrong' behavior like smoking, eating junk food and spewing carbon.

Health Care Lie: '47 Million Uninsured Americans'

Michael Moore, politicians and the media use inflated numbers of those without health insurance to promote universal coverage.

Journalists Contribute to Power Gridlock

Media now worry whether there's enough energy to keep cool, but they've opposed nuclear, coal and more.

'Today' Demonizes Student Loan Companies for Alleged 'Schemes'

As Congress faces loan legislation, NBC show uses horror music and generalizations to frighten viewers.

Too Busy Admiring Greens to Notice What They're Really About

Environmentalists want to limit our society and your behavior, but you won't hear that from the media.

Media Exaggerate Student Loan 'Crisis'

Following liberal attorney general's lead, journalists portray lenders as malicious source of students' debt woes.

Journalists Prefer Left-Wing WSJ Buyout over Murdoch

News media up in arms at prospect of media mogul owning Wall Street Journal and Fox News.

Media Spread Suspicion of Gas 'Gouging'

Record gas prices prompt journalists' support for more price gouging investigations, vague legislation.

Winter Sports Seek Congressional Protection from Global Warming

Testimony before Senate committee ignores summer sports and tourism, environmentalists' orders not to travel, and the costs of climate change legislation.

Assault on the Great American Cookout

From the media's war on obesity to global warming, grilling and picnic foods just shouldn't be on the menu.