Dan Gainor

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Vice President for Business and Culture


Dan Gainor, The Boone Pickens Free Market Fellow and Vice President for Business and Culture for the Media Research Center, is a veteran editor with two decades’ experience in print and online media. He has served as an editor at several newspapers including The Washington Times and The Baltimore News-American. Mr. Gainor also has extensive experience in online publishing – holding the position of managing editor for CQ.com, the Web site of Congressional Quarterly, and executive editor for ChangeWave, published by Phillips International. He has worked in financial publishing in his last two positions, launching new services for ChangeWave and Agora Inc. Mr. Gainor holds an MBA from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business and a master’s in publications design from the University of Baltimore. As an undergraduate, he majored in political science and history at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Mr. Gainor volunteers as a media and issues speaker with the Close-Up Foundation.

Latest from Dan Gainor

Media buy lefty shtick on Keystone pipeline, accept Obama as pro-energy.

Radical anti-life groups have decided to destroy the Susan G. Komen foundation for daring to challenge the abortionists of Planned Parenthood. The so-called “pro-choice” community targeted the group’s fund-raising and even hacked the Komen website, adding a slogan for the “Race for the Cure,” urging readers to “help us run over poor women on the way to the bank.”

Both left-wing organizations and traditional news outlets are helping them do it. Soros-funded radical groups like Moveon.org urged its supporters to “stand with groups that don’t screw over Planned Parenthood,” it too funded by Soros millions. They called on Susan G. Komen to restore its relationship with the abortionists.


Only the politically correct media could think a film about the dangers of radical Islam would be controversial … in New York City, the city of the World Trade Center attack by radical Islamists.

But that's exactly the case, as The New York Times has written seven separate pieces - including an op-ed and an editorial - on the ''firestorm'' over the movie ''The Third Jihad.'' The editorial, headlined ''Hate Film,'' criticized the New York Police Department's ''decision to show a hate-filled film about Muslims to more than 1,400 city police officers.''


All the news that's fit to print doesnt include any funding questions for pro-Muslim organization.


Liberal media learning they are no longer as important in a polarized society.


Networks repeatedly report on president's claim, but never call him on conflicting rhetoric.


Top search engine refuses to remove hate speech attack against presidential candidate.

Top search engine refuses to remove hate speech attack against presidential candidate.


Left-wing site is professional at twisting the news.


In which the 99 percent get a visit from Soros-Claus.


Billionaire's brave new world part of every major left-wing initiative from abortion to drug legalization.

Reparations story calls slavery a crime and fails to remind readers that it really wasnt.


     Drug companies cant catch a break on TV news shows. After months of media complaints about companies selling allegedly unsafe medicines such as Vioxx, the September 11 edition of 60 Minutes included a segment that attacked a drug company for not distributing a potentially dangerous drug used in an experimental treatment.

     Less than a month ago, CBS sang a different tune. The August 15 Evening News was criticizing the safety of medical


Network emphasized controversial new study without even a discouraging word.


Post spins new drug study to criticize drugmakers even though thats not what the researcher said.


Magazine doesnt stop at linking hurricanes to climate change -- it dismisses skeptics and warns of abrupt, frightening consequences.


Medias Scare Tax of 75 cents per gallon is four times higher than federal burden of 18.4 cents.


Media help liberals demonize so-called 'banksters' and put executives at risk.

Heroism, decency and faith have given way to hedonism thanks to movies, TV.


Heroism, decency and faith have given way to hedonism thanks to movies, TV.