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The Fair Media Council is a one-of-a-kind 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. We work to improve the public conversation on the hyperlocal, regional and national levels.
As one of the oldest, most successful media watchdogs in the country, one side of our mission focuses on keeping the news media responsive and responsible to the public it serves. The other half of what we do?
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Simply put, this isn’t the news of your parents’ generation. Today’s complicated and continuously fragmenting media landscape demands an educated news consumer.
We call it media savvy.
We’ve designed an organization to help people thrive in a media-driven world. We strive to build an informed electorate, vibrant communities and world-class citizens.
Here’s our story, and how we can help you.
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Bringing out the best in news is a hallmark of Fair Media Council and its signature events, which include “The News Conference: Real & Powerful” and annual Folio Awards. Candid discussions about the state of news and the impact upon the public’s right shine light on how today’s newsrooms operate, and provide behind-the-scenes information on current events as they turn into American history.
News is an awesome force: It colors your world and shapes your opinions. At Fair Media Council, we work to improve the quality of news and help you become an educated news consumer, so you can navigate today’s media landscape with confidence. Our view of the world begins on Long Island, N.Y., where we’re proudly headquartered in the No. 1 media market in the world.
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