Search Results for: Deborah Thomas

Sep
01
2012

In Memoriam:

Alexander Cockburn and Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal speaking in 2009--Photo Credit: Flickr Creative Commons/Asterix611

FAIR recently lost two of its mentors. On July 21 came the unexpected death of radical journalist Alexander Cockburn, who was one of two or three writers to whom FAIR most owes its existence. Cockburn inspired a revival of hard-hitting political media criticism in the Village Voice’s Press Clips column, which he launched in 1973; he moved his assault on the Fourth Estate to the Nation in 1983. Part of his appeal was simply how well he wrote: He had a voice that was effortlessly stylish, boundlessly informed, savagely funny and unapologetically left. He once recalled C.L. Sulzberger (New York […]

Aug
30
2012

Staff Biographies

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FAIR staff are available for speaking engagements on a variety of key media issues. To contact by email: use first initial (no space) last name@fair.org Peter Hart Activism Director and and Co-producer of CounterSpin Peter Hart is the activism director at FAIR. He writes for FAIR's magazine Extra! and is also a co-host and producer of FAIR's syndicated radio show CounterSpin. He is the author of The Oh Really? Factor: Unspinning Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly (Seven Stories Press, 2003). Hart has been interviewed by a number of media outlets, including NBC Nightly News, Fox News Channel's O'Reilly Factor, the […]

Aug
30
2012

Make a gift of stock

Make a Gift of Stock! Donating stock offers incredible tax benefits:If you own shares of stock that have appreciated in value, upon selling the stock you would be required to pay capital gains tax. If you instead donate this stock, you avoid paying the tax while benefiting a worthwhile organization. (This applies for stocks you own for more than one year.) To give a gift of stock, simply ask your broker to transfer the shares to FAIR using the following information. Merrill Lynch 301 Tresser Blvd. 10th Floor Stamford, CT 06901 Account Contact: Dominick Derosa Contact Phone Number: 800 234 […]

Aug
30
2012

Planned Giving

Planned Giving Plan for the future, today. You can make a lasting gift to support FAIR's critical media monitoring by planning your giving for the future. Bequest Name FAIR as a beneficiary in your will or designate a portion of your estate to go to FAIR. You can name a general percentage or a specific sum according to your wishes. You can use the following sample language in your will. I hereby give, devise, and bequeath to FAIR: A. _______ % of my estate B. the amount of $_______ C. ______ shares of stock in (name of stock) D. Real […]

Aug
30
2012

Subscribe to Extra!

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About | Latest Articles | Subscribe | Issues Archive Order Back Issues | Write for Extra! For only $25, get 16 pages each month packed with the hard-hitting and timely media criticism you've come to expect from FAIR. Subscribe for two years for only $45--and get a free book, too! Subscription rates One year: $25 Two years: $45  There are three ways to subscribe Subscribe online using your credit card Call 1-800-847-3993 for phone orders Mail your check or money order to: FAIR/Extra! Dept. CN P.O. Box 170 Congers, NY 10920 Subscription questions? Please call 1-800-847-3993 for assistance. If our […]

Aug
30
2012

Support FAIR

FAIR doesn't exist without the support of our readers, listeners and activists. To stay independent, we don't take ANY advertising or corporate dollars. It's your contributions that keep our critical media-monitoring going. Every amount is appreciated. Every gift is vital. FAIR is a 501(c)(3) organization, which means your donation to FAIR is tax-deductible. And our website is equipped to provide safe and secure online transactions. There are many ways you can support FAIR: Make a one-time donation. Become a FAIR Sustainer by making a recurring donation. Subscribe to FAIR's magazine Extra!. And visit the FAIR Webstore, where buying media activism books, DVDs, shirts […]

Aug
30
2012

Contact FAIR

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Aug
30
2012

Extra! - The Magazine of FAIR, the Media Watch Group

About | Latest Articles | Subscribe | Issues Archive Order Back Issues | Write for Extra! Extra! is FAIR's hard-hitting monthly magazine of well-documented media criticism. Extra! receives no money from advertisers or corporate underwriters, and depends on subscribers for its existence. If you find the information on this website valuable, please subscribe and help make it possible for us to keep investigating and publishing.   Extra!'s staff: Editor: Jim Naureckas Managing editor: Julie Hollar Publisher: Deborah Thomas Letters to the editor: letters (at) fair (d0t) org