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Other topics This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Journalism ethics and standards include principles of ethics and of good practice to address the specific challenges faced by professional journalists. ... Objectivity is frequently held to be essential to journalistic professionalism (particularly in the United States); however, there is some disagreement about what the concept consists of. ... Source is a term used in journalism to refer to any individual from whom information about a story has been received. ... It has been suggested that Attribution (journalism) be merged into this article or section. ... For other uses, see News (disambiguation). ... News values determine how much prominence a news story is given by a media outlet. ... A reporter is a type of journalist who researches and presents information in certain types of mass media. ... News style is the prose style of short, front-page newspaper stories and the news bulletins that air on radio and television. ... In modern times, television reporters are part of the fourth estate. ... “Libel” redirects here. ... List of books related to journalism: The Art of Editing, by Floyd K. Baskette, Jack Z. Scissors, Brian S. Brooks Designing Infographics The Elements of Journalism What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect, by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel Infographics, by James Glen Stovall Media Management in the... List of journalism topics A-D AP Stylebook Arizona Republic Associated Press Bar chart Canadian Association of Journalists Chart Citizen journalism Committee to Protect Journalists Conservative bias Copy editing Desktop publishing E-J Editor Freedom of the press Graphic design Hedcut Headline Headlinese Hostile media effect House style Information graphic...


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Infotainment (a portmanteau of information and entertainment) refers to a general type of media broadcast program which provides a combination of current events news and feature news, or features stories. Infotainment also refers to the segments of programming in television news programs which overall consist of both hard news segments... Infotainers are entertainers in infotainment media, such as news anchors or news personalities who cross the line between journalism (quasi-journalism) and entertainment within the broader news trade. ... Infotainment or soft news, refers to a part of the wider news trade that provides information in a way that is considered entertaining to its viewers, as evident by attraction of a higher market demographic. ... Managing the news refers to acts which are intended to influence the presentation of information within the news media. ... Distorted news or planted news are terms in journalism for two deviated aspects of the wider news media wherein media outlets deliberately present false data, evidence, or sources as factual, in contradiction to the ethical practices in professional journalism. ... A video news release (VNR) is a video segment created by a PR firm, advertising agency, marketing firm, corporation, or government agency and provided to television news stations for the purpose of informing, shaping public opinion, or to promote and publicize individuals, commercial products and services, or other interests. ... Public relations (PR): Building sustainable relations with all publics in order to create a postive brand image. ... Soviet Propaganda Poster during the World War II. The text reads Red Army Fighter, SAVE US! Chinese propaganda poster from during the Cultural Revolution. ... Nasty little printers devils spew forth from the Hoe press in this Puck cartoon of Nov. ... Freedom Freedom of the press (or press freedom) is the guarantee by a government of free public press for its citizens and their associations, extended to members of news gathering organizations, and their published reporting. ...

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Journalist, reporter, editor, news presenter, photo journalist, Columnist, visual journalist The terms news trade or news business refers to news-related organizations in the mass media (or information media) as a business entity —associated with but distinct from the profession of journalism. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... A Female Reporter A reporter is a type of journalist who researches and presents information in certain types of mass media. ... Editing may also refer to audio editing or film editing. ... ITV newscaster Mark Austin. ... Assault landing One of the first waves at Omaha Beach as photographed by Robert F. Sargent. ... A columnist is a journalist who produces a specific form of writing for publication called a column. Columns appear in newspapers, magazines and the Internet. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...

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Accuracy In Media (AIM) is an American organization which monitors the news media in the United States. Founded in 1969 by Reed Irvine, at the time an economist with the Federal Reserve, AIM describes itself as "a non-profit, grassroots citizens watchdog of the news media that critiques botched and bungled news stories and sets the record straight on important issues that have received slanted coverage". News media satellite up-link trucks and photojournalists gathered outside the Prudential Financial headquarters in Newark, New Jersey in August, 2004 following the announcement of evidence of a terrorist threat to it and to buildings in New York City. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Reed Irvine (1922 to 11-16-2004) was a economist turned media watchdog with known conservative sympathies. ... Alan Greenspan, former chairman, United States Federal Reserve. ... The Federal Reserve System is headquartered in the Eccles Building on Constitution Avenue in Washington, DC. The Federal Reserve System (also the Federal Reserve; informally The Fed) is the central banking system of the United States. ...

It commonly attacks what it sees as liberal bias in the media. Despite AIM's claim of political neutrality, some media watchdog groups, including self-described "progressive group" Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, refer to it as a conservative organization.[1] Media bias in the United States is the description of systematically non-uniform selection or coverage of news stories in the United States media. ... This article is about Progressivism. ... Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR), is a media criticism organization based in New York, New York, founded in 1986. ... This article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ...

AIM maintains many ties to conservative groups and is known for criticizing journalists with accusations of leftist bias, but rarely (if ever) levels claims of conservative bias against reporters or news organizations. Its positions on issues would also usually be classified as conservative: AIM editorialized in support of Nicaraguan Contra leaders such as José Francisco Cardenal. It also supported the Committee for a Free Afghanistan, a US group that backed Islamic fundamentalist Afghans who fought the Soviet invasion. Also supported are Augusto Pinochet, who was called a savior of Chile, and the group often quotes from The Epoch Times, a group that publishes information on Chinese human rights abuses. This does not cite any references or sources. ... “Leftism” redirects here. ... Media bias in the United States is the description of systematically non-uniform selection or coverage of news stories in the United States media. ... Look up contra in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... José Francisco Cardenal (b. ... The phrase Islamic fundamentalism is primarily used in the West to describe Islamist groups. ... Captain General Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte[1] (Valparaíso November 25, 1915–Santiago of Chile December 10, 2006) was dictator and President of Chile from 1973 to 1990. ... The Epoch Times (Simplified Chinese: 大纪元; Traditional Chinese: 大紀元; Pinyin: Dàjìyuán) is a privately owned, general-interest, Falun Gong-linked newspaper[1]. According to their own statement the founding Chinese-language Epoch Times started publishing in response to the growing demand for uncensored coverage of events in China and...



In the early days, AIM was run primarily by Irvine and then-executive secretary Abraham Kalish. Kalish and Irvine would send letters to the editors of many newspapers promoting their organization. If a letter was rejected, AIM would buy space in that paper and print the letter. Beginning in 1975, AIM began purchasing stock in major media companies, which allowed Irvine to attend their annual meetings and make AIM's views known. He has been described as combative and occasionally rude during those encounters. Irvine now has an annual private meeting with the publisher of The New York Times, which critics say serves primarily to isolate other shareholders from Irvine's campaigning. Times vice-chair Sydney Gruson claims "I never find any merit in AIM's allegations." Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. ...

Reed Irvine died November 16, 2004.[2] His son, Don Irvine, is AIM chairman. November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


AIM publishes a twice-monthly newsletter called the AIM Report, originally edited by Reed Irvine. These newsletters often encourage subscribers to write to people or organizations urging them to change their policies. This has become daily over the Internet and through e-mail with current AIM Editor Cliff Kincaid and AIM executive secretary and media analyst Roger Aronoff since 2000. Accuracy In Media (AIM) is an American organization which monitors the news media in the United States. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


At CBS's meetings, Irvine frequently denounced Walter Cronkite as a Soviet dupe. At a 1986 meeting, Irvine requested that Cronkite be removed from the CBS board of directors for allegedly supporting unilateral disarmament.[3] CBS Broadcasting, Inc. ... Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. ... Soviet redirects here. ...

AIM also famously denounced journalist Helen Marmor, who in 1983 produced a documentary for NBC concerning the Russian Orthodox Church.[4] AIM contended that "it ignored the repressive religious policies of the Soviet state." Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The Russian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (Russian: ), also known as the Orthodox Christian Church of Russia, is that body of Christians who are united under the Patriarch of Moscow, who in turn is in communion with the other patriarchs and primates of the Eastern Orthodox Church. ...

The group denounced New York Times reporter Raymond Bonner for his reporting in January 1982 of the El Mozote massacre in El Salvador. AIM devoted an entire edition of its AIM Report to Bonner, reporting that "Mr. Bonner had been worth a division to the communists in Central America."[5] The issue included some insinuations about Bonner's political sympathies, noting that he had once worked for Ralph Nader. Raymond Bonner is an American investigative reporter for The New York Times. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... The memorial at El Mozote The El Mozote Massacre took place in the village of El Mozote, in Morazán department, El Salvador, on December 11, 1981, when Salvadoran armed forces killed an estimated 900 civilians in an anti-guerrilla campaign. ... For other uses, see Central America (disambiguation). ... Ralph Nader (born February 27, 1934) is an American attorney and political activist, who has promoted a wide range of issues, including consumer rights, feminism, humanitarianism, environmentalism and democratic government. ...

In 1998, at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Reed Irvine claimed there was a conspiracy within the Republican Party to "suppress investigations of Clinton administration scandals."[2] He noted, "Conspiracy is a word that has been given a very bad connotation -- it's become synonymous with 'kooky,'" he told a Post reporter.[2] "But really it has a very good connotation." In other words, he elaborated, some conspiracy theories are valid. But not Hillary Clinton's notion of a vast right-wing conspiracy. "She's kooky," he said."[2] CPAC 2006 Conservative Political Action Conference is an annual political conference attended by some 5000+ conservatives, activists, and elected officials from across the United States. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ...

AIM has been critical of the United Nations and its coverage by the media. In February 2005, AIM revealed that United Nations correspondents, including a correspondent for The Nation named Ian Williams, had accepted money from the UN while covering it for their publications. AIM also revealed that the United Nations Correspondents Association may have violated immigration laws by employing the wife of Williams. Williams and The Nation denied wrongdoing. [1][2] The charges were also reported by FrontPage Magazine. The allegations concerning Williams receiving UN cash was picked up by Brit Hume and the Fox News Channel. [3] The foundation of the U.N. The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress and human rights issues. ... The Nation (ISSN 0027-8378) is a weekly [1] U.S. periodical devoted to politics and culture, self-described as the flagship of the left. [2] Founded on July 6, 1865 as an Abolitionist publication, it is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States. ... FrontPage Magazine is a conservative internet publication edited by David Horowitz Link [1] Categories: Computer stubs | Magazines stubs ... Brit Hume (born Alexander Britton Hume, June 22, 1943) is the Washington, D.C. managing editor of the Fox News Channel. ... The Fox News Channel (FNC) is a United States-based cable and satellite news channel. ...

In November 2005, AIM columnist Cliff Kincaid criticised Fox News for broadcasting a program "The Heat is On," which endorsed the view that global warming represents a serious problem (although the program was broadcast with a disclaimer). Kincaid stated that this "scandal" amounted to a "hostile takeover of Fox News" [4]. Global mean surface temperatures 1850 to 2006 Mean surface temperature anomalies during the period 1995 to 2004 with respect to the average temperatures from 1940 to 1980 Global warming is the observed increase in the average temperature of the Earths atmosphere and oceans in recent decades and the projected...

In a December 13, 2005 column, Kincaid called for a "Quit Gay Sex" campaign to rival "Quit Smoking Campaigns" launched by certain media outlets in the United States. He contended that homosexual sex is widespread and homosexual men "simply cannot stop having homosexual sex" and that it was spreading HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.[6]


Critics say AIM's attacks on the media seem to have little to do with actual misrepresentation or inaccuracies in media accounts. They assert that Irvine and AIM is quick to attack groups that do not fit in the group's ideological niche. Donald Graham, the publisher of The Washington Post, alleges that Irvine tends to "throw around accusations about people being communists."[citation needed] Donald E. Graham Donald E. Graham is chief executive officer and chairman of the board of The Washington Post Company. ... The Washington Post is the largest newspaper in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. ... Communism is an ideology that seeks to establish a classless, stateless social organization based on common ownership of the means of production. ...

AIM has also been vigorously defensive of former Senator Joseph McCarthy, referring to his critics as "liars" and "communists," and defending his legacy, claiming that he never once fingered an innocent person in his accusations during the red scare he helped to fan. [5] Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin between 1947 and 1957. ... Some factual claims in this article need to be verified. ...


Irvine claims that 75 percent of AIM's funding comes from contributors donating US$100 or less. Only three donors of the remainder are given by name: the Allied Educational Foundation, Shelby Cullom Davis, and billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife. Scaife gave $2 million to Accuracy in Media since 1977 -1997.[7] Richard Mellon Scaife (born July 3, 1932, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), a U.S. billionaire and owner–publisher of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. ...

Other groups that have supported AIM include Mobil Oil and Union Carbide. In 1985, AIM received a $20,000 grant from the Adolph Coors Foundation, and $7,000 from the Texaco Philanthropic Foundation. In 1986, it received $5,000 from Texaco.[8] Exxon Mobil Corporation or ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM), headquartered in Irving, Texas, is an oil producer and distributor formed on November 30, 1999, by the merger of Exxon and Mobil. ... This article or section is incomplete and may require expansion and/or cleanup. ... The Golden, Colorado Adolph Coors Company was formerly a holding company controlled by the heirs of founder Adolph Coors. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Texaco is the name of an American oil company that was merged into Chevron Corporation in 2001. ...

In December 2004, the American Institute of Philanthropy gave AIM a grade of "C+" for not-for-profit effectiveness. It noted that it would have awarded a grade of "A", but reduced the grade because AIM retains 4.1 years' worth of operating expenses in assets. It feels that AIM is in a poor position to ask donors for more funding when it is already cash-rich. The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) was created by Daniel Borochoff in 1993 to address the continuing need for thoughtful information regarding the financial efficiency, accountability, governance and fundraising practices of charities. ...

AIM's work

Vincent Foster conspiracy claims

Accuracy in Media has received a substantial amount of funding from Scaife who paid Christopher W. Ruddy to investigate allegations that President William Clinton was connected to the suicide of Vincent Foster.[9] AIM claims that "Foster was murdered",[10] which is contrary to three independent reports including one by Kenneth Starr[11]. AIM faults the media for not picking up on the conspiracy.[12] The organization has even gone to court for documents and recordings linked to the case. Christopher Ruddy is an American journalist. ... Order: 42nd President Term of Office: January 20, 1993–January 20, 2001 Preceded by: George H. W. Bush Succeeded by: George W. Bush Date of birth: August 19, 1946 Place of birth: Hope, Arkansas Date of death: Place of death: First Lady: Hillary Rodham Clinton Political party: Democratic Vice... Vincent Walker Foster, Jr. ... Kenneth Winston Starr Kenneth Winston Starr (born July 21, 1946) is an American lawyer and former judge who was appointed to the Office of the Independent Counsel to investigate the death of the deputy White House counsel Vince Foster and the Whitewater land transactions by President Bill Clinton. ...

AIM credits much of its reporting on the Foster case to Ruddy.[13] Yet, his work has been called a "hoax" and "discredited" by conservatives like Ann Coulter,[14] it was also disputed by the American Spectator, which caused Scaife to ending his funding of the Arkansas Project with the publisher.[15] As CNN explained on February 28, 1997, "The [Starr] report refutes claims by conservative political organizations that Foster was the victim of a murder plot and coverup," but ""despite those findings, right-wing political groups have continued to allege that there was more to the death and that the president and first lady tried to cover it up."[16] Ann Hart Coulter (born December 8, 1961)[1] is an American best-selling author, columnist and political commentator. ... The American Spectator is a conservative-leaning American monthly magazine covering news and politics, edited by R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. ... The Arkansas Project is the general name of a series of investigations (mostly funded by billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife) that were designed to damage and end the presidency of Bill Clinton. ...

AIM speaker Hugh Turley (co author of Failure of the Public Trust) currently operates a Foster conspiracy website at FBICOVER-UP.com.[17][18] While Ruddy operates a conservative news website, NewsMax, that still claims there is a conspiracy and faults the media.[19] NewsMax. ...

Fox News

On October 20, 2006, Accuracy in Media released a list of 27 questions to pose at the Fox News Executive meeting that will be attended by AIM editor Cliff Kincaid.[20][21] Fox News Channels slogan is We Report, You Decide The Fox News Channel is a U.S. cable and satellite news channel. ...

Of these 27 questions, 8 dwell on Rupert Murdoch's relationship with the Clintons and how that may have affected Fox News coverage.[20] Moreover, AIMS wrote "News Corporation hired the Glover Park Group, a public relations firm run by friends of Bill and Hillary Clinton, to block changes in the TV ratings system," and asks, "Was this part of News Corporation's move to the left?"[20] Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, KCSG (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian born United States citizen who is a global media executive and is the controlling shareholder, chairman and managing director of News Corporation, based in New York. ...

In May 2007, Accuracy in Media raised questions about a conflict of interest in Fox News' co-sponsorship of the May 15 Republican Presidential Candidates debate,[22] pointing out that News Corporation, the parent company of Fox News, is as a client of presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani.[23] The 2008 Republican Presidential Debates are political debates before the 2008 Republican Primaries. ... 1211 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), where News Corporation is based News Corporation (abbreviated to News Corp) (NYSE: NWS, NYSE: NWSa, ASX: NWS, LSE: NCRA) is one of the worlds largest media conglomerates. ... Rudolph William Louis Giuliani III, (born May 28, 1944) is an American lawyer, prosecutor, businessman, and Republican politician from the state of New York. ...


  1. ^ Steve Rendall. The Fairness Doctrine Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting January/February 2005
  2. ^ a b c d Media Watchdog Reed Irvine, 82 Washington Post. November 18, 2004
  3. ^ Accuracy in Media? HAH! Try an unbiased source.
  4. ^ Group Watch Profile: Accuracy In Media
  5. ^ Raymond Bonner Division Accuracy in Media July B 1982
  6. ^ Cliff Kincaid. Quit Gay Sex Campaign Accuracy in MediaDecember 14, 2005
  7. ^ Arkansas Project Led to Turmoil and Rifts Washington Post May 2, 1999; Page A24
  8. ^ Sourcewatch
  9. ^ Trudy Lieberman. The Vincent Foster Factory. Columbia Journalism Review, April 1996.
  10. ^ AIM Report: Evidence Proving Foster Was Murdered July 1, 2001
  11. ^ Full text of the report on the 1993 death of White House counsel Vincent W. Foster, Jr., compiled by Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr. After an exhaustive three-year investigation, Starr reaffirmed that Foster's death was a suicide]
  12. ^ Vincent Foster Murder Evidence Accuracy in Media.
  13. ^ See: Notes Section for "Chris Ruddy" The Case Against James T. Riady, Accuracy in Media 2001.
  14. ^ "Even if Christopher Ruddy's The Strange Death of Vincent Foster was considered a conservative hoax book, it was also conservatives who discredited it." Chapter Six Endnote 105, pp. 224-225, Slander, Ann Coulter.
  15. ^ Anti-Clinton Billionaire Goes Before Grand JuryWashington Post, September 29, 1998
  16. ^ Report: Starr Rules Out Foul Play In Foster Death CNN Feb. 23, 1997
  17. ^ Who We Are: Hugh Turley Accuracy in Media
  18. ^ WHOIS Domain check
  19. ^ Supreme Court Shields Photos of Vince Foster's Death Scene NewsMax March 30, 2004
  20. ^ a b c "Questions for News Corporation Chairman Rupert Murdoch and Fox News Executives at News Corporation Annual Meeting", Accuracy in Media, October 20, 2006. Retrieved on 2006-10-20. 
  21. ^ "Watchdog critic frets about Fox's 'leftward' slant", Raw story, October 20, 2006. Retrieved on 2006-10-20. 
  22. ^ http://www.postchronicle.com/commentary/article_21282180.shtml
  23. ^ http://www.foxnews.com/wires/2007May15/0,4670,GiulianiapossBusinessABRIDGED,00.htm

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR), is a media criticism organization based in New York, New York, founded in 1986. ... The Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) is an American magazine for professional journalists published bimonthly by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism since 1961. ... The Strange Death of Vincent Foster: An Investigation is a book written by conservative journalist Christopher Ruddy. ... Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right is a book by Ann Coulter criticizing the lefts hegemonic control of the news media.[1] Coulter lists the misdeeds that she asserts have been perpetrated by the media, liberals, and the U.S. Democratic Party. ... Ann Hart Coulter (born December 8, 1961)[1] is an American best-selling author, columnist and political commentator. ... NewsMax. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Raw Story (often shortened to Rawsto) is a progressive Internet news publicaion founded by John K. Byrne and later joined by Larisa Alexandrovna. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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AIM has been criticized as a censorious group eager to silence voices it disagrees with and disdainful of the First Amendment.
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Accuracy In Media (AIM) is an American conservative organization, founded in 1969, which monitors the U.S. media.
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AIM claims to be politically neutral but openly maintains many ties to conservative groups and is known for criticizing journalists with accusations of leftist bias.
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