Julia A. Seymour

Assistant Managing Editor for the Business and Media Institute
Author Articles

New York Times Warns of 'Scant Progress' on Women's Pay

Leonhardt story leads with worst data, buries how pay gap has narrowed.

ABC Even Complains About Charity

'World News Tonight with Charles Gibson' finds controversy instead of Christmas cheer.

'Today' Show Gift: A Balanced Auto Story

Report should remind other media that not all car companies are going south this winter.

CNN Calls for Government Action on Rising Child Care Expenses

'Lou Dobbs Tonight' reporter gives no context for one family's day care costs.

They Say They Want a Revolution: Privately-Run Public Schools

But major media ignore or downplay some of commission's key recommendations for improved education in America.

Have a Holly Jolly ... Something

Despite retailers' move back toward 'Merry Christmas,' journalists are three times as likely to offer 'Happy Holidays.'

CNN Special Pushes Liberal Health Care Agenda

Universal health care, one of the first action items for Democrats, pushed by Lou Dobbs.

CBS Obesity Report Trims Opposing Views

'Evening News' story shorts personal responsibility and cost arguments.

Spy Story Scarier than Real Life

'Good Morning America' frightens viewers with radioactive coverage.

Unhealthy Bias in Implant Stories, Then and Now

Media return to complaints about silicone breast implants, despite FDA decision to end 14-year ban.

Warning! Retailers on the Holiday Prowl

USA Today takes stores to task for advertising toys to kids.

The Inflation 'Monster' Under the Media's Bed

News reports warned of 'recession,' 'stagflation' as inflation 'reared its ugly head,' but drops in prices get little notice from networks.

A Tribute to Milton Friedman

Economists, media bid farewell to 'one of the great economists of the 20th Century'

Electronic Voting: The Catastrophe that Wasn't

After election, media silent on left-wing claims of Diebold-Bush conspiracy.

Dobbs Knocks Conservative, Business Groups on Wages

CNN anchor lectures opponents of a minimum wage increase.

Media: U.S. Should Throw Billions of Dollars at Global Warming

What will new Congress do? Though emissions-lowering programs have failed around the world, the media continue to embrace plans for more regulation that could crush the American economy.

Strong Sales Figures from GM, Ford Go Unnoticed

ABC reports, but CBS and NBC ignore sales increases to discuss hormone treatments.

Then and Now, Media Sing Along to Dems' Election Song: 'No Tax Cuts'

The declining deficit has proven tax cuts don't cause a deficit rise. But the media can't hear that above the Democratic election chorus.

CNN Keeps Fighting War on Economy

'In the Money' another example of how the network says America beaten.

Profiting Too Much?

'World News Tonight' reporter fusses over Exxon's third-quarter figures.