It is opposed to corporate ownership of media entities and calls for the break-up of media conglomerates.
news media for "inaccuracy, bias, and censorship" and advocates for greater diversity of perspectives in news reporting.
Non-exempt employees are covered by the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the FLSA and are required to account for time worked as well as use of sick, vacation, and other leave time to the nearest one-quarter hour.
The FLSA requires that these employees be compensated for qualified overtime hours at the premium (time-and-one-half) rate.
But it is always tendentious", and that FAIR focuses on criticizing right-wing bias in the media.
Goodman also said that FAIR's "tone and language, notably the appropriation of words like progressive and public interest leaders and popular movements to adorn individuals and groups that suit Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting are shrill signals of its affinities." In 2011 NPR's ombudsman stated that "groups that claim to be media watchdogs are guilty of using Astro Turf-type names that disguise their real missions" and pointed to FAIR, stating that "FAIR leans to the left and often criticizes the news media for giving too much time to conservative viewpoints".
It broadcasts nationally on more than 130 radio stations and is available in MP3 and Real Audio format on the web.
FAIR has criticized US media coverage of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, taking issue with the assertion that "Hugo Chávez is an autocrat who has consolidated one-party rule." In 1990 The New York Times' column by Walter Goodman comparing FAIR and Accuracy in Media stated that the two groups' "criticism of television and the press is often provocative.
That coverage lasted only a few years before the Supreme Court decision voided the amendments.
Less than a decade later, New York City became the first locality in the United States to ban discrimination in privately owned housing.
In 1962 discrimination in federally funded housing was banned.
A parade of court decisions and legislation sought to overturn many of these restrictions. Supreme Court decided in the landmark case Shelley v.
In the early 1800’s, individual states began enacting laws granting women the right to own property. Kraemer that racially restrictive covenants on real estate could not be legally enforced.
Covering a variety of issues, FAIR addresses news coverage that it finds biased with rebuttals.