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

Morgan Spurlock shows how difficult it is to pretend to be poor.


Free market defenders fight for ownership, while reform opponents want to increase biggest government program ever.


The nations newspaper disregards scientific criticisms of global warming theory and doesnt include any scientific opposition in its one-sided cover story.


Even the major media have trouble agreeing just what the Fed Chairman said.


Energy apocalypse is one big worst-case scenario


World News Tonight weighs in on the side of the Centers for Disease Control about obesity.


Media confuse the housing issue by comparing real estate to the stock market and stoking fears of a national bust.


Network uses disgruntled customers, competitor and frustrated official to target loan companies.


Three major newspapers attack traditional economic views and show support for the welfare state.


Herman Cains They Think Youre Stupid points out media problems with biased reporting and poor economic coverage.


New York Times economist continues papers reliance on incorrect information about drug research costs.


Story focuses on different legislative styles of Bush and Roosevelt. It then ignores enormous differences between then and now.


Post, Times dont even come close to agreeing on what Fed Chairman has to say.


Analysis finds estimates of obesity deaths 14 times higher than reality.


Reporter details the dangers of free market economics because landowners make a profit.


Evening News criticizes controversial new fee after man overspends his account


Network focused on devastating impact of true story of Yellowstone volcano that just hasnt happened yet.


Billion-Dollar Scandal Not Ready for Prime Time


Billion-Dollar Scandal Not Ready for Prime Time


Report criticizes National Sleep Foundation for drug industry financing, but ignores backing for Public Citizen, as well as its own advertisements.