Dan Gainor, the T. Boone Pickens Fellow and the Vice President of the Business & Media Institute, is a veteran editor with more than two decades’ experience in print and online media. Gainor regularly appears on the Fox Business Network as part of the “Blasting Biz” segment of “Fox Business Live.” 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 lives in Maryland and volunteers as a media and issues speaker with the Close-Up Foundation.
Gainor has made hundreds of radio and TV appearances. In addition to the Fox Business Network, his appearances include: CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” Fox News’ “Hannity & Colmes” and “Fox & Friends,” as well as CNN’s “Paul Zahn Now.” He has appeared on local or national radio shows in every state including: the Jerry Doyle Show, the Chuck Harder Show, Battleline with Alan Nathan, The Right Balance, Janet Parshall’s America, the Thom Hartmann Show, Money & More, the Gordon Liddy Show, America at Night, Dateline Washington, the Lars Larson Show, the Jim Bohannon Show, Home Talk USA, The Weekend, Mancow, Money Dots on Main Street USA, American Family Radio, and Entertainment USA.
He has been published in a wide variety of publications, including: Investor’s Business Daily, The Washington Times, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Orange County Register, the New York Post, the Baltimore Examiner, Canada’s National Post's Financial Post & FP Investing, the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Augusta Free Press, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Houghton Daily Mining Gazette, the Port Clinton, Ohio Beacon, Contacto Magazine, the Caribbean Voice, the Newtown Bee, the Frederick News-Post, The High Point Enterprise, the Easton Star Democrat, the Midland Daily News, the Findlay, OH, Courier, and the Simi Valley, Calif., Acorn.
Once newspapers were the answer to the riddle: “What is black and white and read all over?” They’re no longer just black and white, but they are red all over. Red ink spills off nearly every page onto balance sheets across America.
According to President-elect Barack Obama’s latest radio address, this will be “the most open and accessible inauguration in history.”
A few years ago, the Securities and Exchange Commission looked at Bernie Madoff’s operation and said it was doing things just fine.
What a difference a year makes. President-elect Barack Obama hasn’t even taken office and we’re experiencing climate change.
Christmastime is the time of giving. So we can thank Bernie Madoff for giving Americans some special gifts this holiday season.
News by its very nature is unpredictable. Too bad many journalists don’t seem to understand that fact.
When Barack Obama touted his plan to “spread the wealth around,” conservatives worried about the creep of Socialism – or Socialist creeps – coming to Washington.
In most cases, six years is ample warning. We won WWII in less time. But when The Wall Street Journal compared Fannie Mae to Enron in February, 2002, no one wanted to listen.
The latest example of media scare tactics is the attack of the killer tomatoes. All three broadcast networks covered the deadly “salmonella scare.”
Angry about the price of gas? It used to be you could simply blame Bill Clinton. Clinton vetoed a budget that authorized drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Pity poor Al Gore. The former presidential candidate has a trophy room Tiger Woods would envy.
Much of what we get on the networks is one big snow job. This year, I mean that literally.
Up or down? Nobody really knows, if you’re talking about the economy. The public has to be confused as the media over-predict downturns and gas price spikes but lack accuracy.
Once upon a time, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby went off on the road to Bali. Fifty-five years later, politicians are heading to Bali for sun, sand and socialism – and they want us to pay for it to the tune of trillions of dollars.