Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

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.

Q&A: Rep. Connie Mack Warns Media about Hugo Chavez

Outspoken congressman says media keep ignoring dictator's threats to U.S. interests.

A Thieving Dictator Only U.S. Media Could Love

Despite his threat to American business interests, Hugo Chavez is still the 'friendly' darling of the network news.

ABC Excludes Capitalist Reason Behind 'No Impact' Experiment

'Nightline' lauds the man without toilet paper, but never mentions his book contract.

GMA Promotes ATV Regulation

'Safety Alert' excludes proponents of personal responsibility

CBS and ABC Misreport 'Record' Gas Prices, Again

Both evening newscasts use faulty math to hype rising pump costs.

Fortune: American Business 'Respectable' Again Because of Liberal Choices

Magazine declares the era of 'shamed' business is over, thanks to companies going green and endorsing nationalized health care.

ABC and CBS Give No Credit to Novartis

Evening broadcasts praise 'promising' drug for osteoporosis without naming the manufacturer.

Networks Chip Away at Dow Milestones

Economic pessimism abounds in network news reports even as the Dow continues to break records.

CNN Doc: We Need More Food Handouts for the Obese

Sanjay Gupta worries about welfare program's 'Nutrition at Risk' during 'American Morning.'

'Astounding paychecks' Scrutinized by 'World News'

ABC looks at how to spend a hedge fund managers pay, but doesn't ask how much they pay in taxes.

Media Blame Businesses in the Wake of Tech Tragedy

Gun makers and sellers vilified for gunman's rampage.

'In the Money' Welcomes Kucinich's Price Gouging Theories

Presidential candidate 'concerned' about 'manipulation' gets no substantial disagreement from CNN team.

CS Monitor Favors Mower Regulation

New EPA mandate earns 'thanks' from newspaper writer.

Sam Champion(s) 'Eco-Friendly Home,' Downplays Expense

'Good Morning America's' weatherman barely mentions cost of 'money-saving' house.

BusinessWeek Credits 'Savvier Media' With Silencing Warming Opposition

Magazine also praises corporations that have 'come around' to promote carbon caps.

Green Day(s) All Year 'Round

Media uncritically report on climate change rallies, protests and concerts without pausing to count the cost to businesses and individuals.

CNN's Velshi Misreports Tax Numbers While 'Minding Your Business'

Reporter emphasizes 'cost' of repeal, but gets it wrong.

Media Amnesia Strikes on AMT Reform

AMT Mess: Media blame Bush tax cuts, not politicians who neglected to index the tax to inflation.

CNN's Attack of the 'Killer Stoves'

'American Morning' reporter tries to light a fire for more regulation.