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Aug
30
2012

FAIR in the News

FAIR in the News On Coverage of Iraq ...concerns about efforts by mainstream news media organizations to downplay public interest in the crises in the Middle East and the war in Iraq in particular are well founded according to Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), the nation’s most prominent media watchdog group. A FAIR Media Advisory dated 12/19/07 is titled “War Is Over--Say the Pundits: But it's media, not voters, who seem to have lost interest in Iraq.” FAIR reports that, “To hear many in the mainstream media tell it, the Iraq War is of diminishing importance to American voters. […]

Aug
30
2012

Support FAIR

FAIR turns 20 in 2006! FAIR has just entered its 20th year in operation, and we are asking all of our supporters, Extra! subscribers, CounterSpin listeners and online members to keep us strong into 2006. Because donations to FAIR are tax deductible, now’s a great time to make your year-end charitable contributions. And to thank you for your generosity we have some special gifts to offer you. Gift options include: The famous FAIR baseball cap; Norman Solomon's War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death; Media analyst and longtime FAIR associate Norman Solomon's latest book, War […]

Aug
30
2012

Support FAIR

Your Support Makes a Difference! This means your contribution is essential for us to continue producing our award-winning and hard-hitting articles and reports documenting the biases, inaccuracies and misrepresentations in mainstream news coverage. Support FAIR with a tax-deductible contribution today. Every Dollar Counts! Donate Now Your donation to FAIR is completely tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. Our website is equipped to provide safe and secure online transactions. There are many ways to support FAIR. If you're not already subscribing to FAIR's magazine Extra!, don't delay--subscribe today. And visit the FAIR store. We have some fashionable media activism […]

Aug
30
2012

Journalists, Activists and Scholars Talk About FAIR

"I promote FAIR wherever I go. It is one of the most important pro-democracy projects in the United States." —Barbara Ehrenreich “What the FAIR collective—and the emphasis should be on the word collective—what it has accomplished in these years is quite remarkable. There are many people, and I’m definitely one of them, who are looking forward with eager anticipation to what’s sure to come next, to the insightful correctives, information, general enlightenment that doubtless lie ahead. I would just like to congratulate the collective on its wonderful achievements and hope that many others will be encouraged to join in this […]

Aug
30
2012

FAIR Women's Desk challenges biased PBS series, campaigns for greater diversity & balance on PBS

National Desk FAIR Women's Desk challenges biased PBS series, campaigns for greater diversity & balance on PBS In Fall 1999, FAIR's Women's Desk organized the Feminist Coalition on Public Broadcasting in response to three biased and inaccurate shows produced by the PBS public affairs series National Desk. Aired in April 1999, the shows focused on the so-called "gender wars" and claimed that gains in girls' and women's rights have begun a "war on boys" that could lead to a "gender Armageddon." Armed with careful documentation of the shows' factual inaccuracies and conflicts of interest, the Coalition lobbied for and won […]

Aug
30
2012

A Special FAIR Report-- "The Most Biased Name in News: Fox News Channel Extraordinary Right-Wing Tilt

A Special FAIR Report The Most Biased Name in News: Fox News Channel's Extraordinary Right-Wing Tilt Fox News Channel wraps itself in slogans of journalistic objectivity like "Fair and balanced" and "We report, you decide," but FAIR has found a dramatic right-wing tilt in the network's news. Our report, published in the August 2001 issue of Extra!, is in three parts: The Most Biased Name in News: Fox News Channel's extraordinary right-wing tilt-- a comprehensive overview. Fox's Slanted Sources: Conservatives, Republicans far outnumber others-- a study of Special Report with Brit Hume. View the guest lists for Fox and CNN. […]

Aug
30
2012

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2012

FAIR's Copyright Policy

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