About Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

Since 1986, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) has been a media watchdog that strives to expose biased journalism and to fight all forms of censorship. FAIR works to create publicity for under-reported news stories and defends the rights of journalists to have their voices heard. As part of its mission to defend dissenting opinions, FAIR opposes the union of media ownership. The group publishes Extra! magazine, and produces the radio show CounterSpin. Both focus on media criticism and commentary.

For the most part, the internship program at FAIR is tailored to the individual interests of each student. In the past, internships focusing on research and media monitoring have been developed. Interns may also choose to assist at Extra!, CounterSpin or work on the FAIR website. A staff member will be assigned to supervise each intern and will act as a mentor during the program.

Eligibility

Open to all students, preferably those with a background in the social sciences, political science, public administration or journalism.

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

  • Peter Hart
  • Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
  • FAIR
  • 112 West 27th Street
  • New York, NY 10001
  • Phone: (212) 633-6700

Stats

  • Number of Interns: Less than 10
  • Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Unpaid
  • Duration: N/A
  • Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students

Locations

  • New York, NY