Accuracy in Media records

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Accuracy in Media records

Dates: 1969-2011

Collection includes correspondence, publications, research files, Media Monitor papers, and video and audio tapes covering Accuracy in Media activities, 1969-2011.

  • Extent: 15 oversize boxes (24.9 linear ft.). -- 151 cartons (151 linear ft.). -- 21 media boxes (13.86 linear ft.). -- 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 2194
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Collection maintained in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Accuracy in Media records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 2194; Accuracy in Media records; Arts and Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 2194, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Accuracy in Media between 1988 and 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Accuracy in Media; 1988-2012.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Broadcasting policy--United States; Material Types; Political activists--United States; Pressure groups--United States; United States--Politics and government
Genre / Form
Audiotapes; Letters; Newspapers; Videotapes
Processing Information
Processed; John N. Gillespie; 2005. Processed; Audrey Spainhower, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
Appraisal Information
Arts and Communications. Accuracy in Media is a political organization that removes bias from the media. It is not affiliated with the state of Utah, but addresses broader situations that affect politics and government in Utah.
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Finding Aid Title
Accuracy in Media records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by John N. Gillespie; Audrey Spainhower, student manuscript processor; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor; and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-24T04:30-0700
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Biographical Info:

Administrative History

Accuracy in Media is a non-profit, grassroots citizens watchdog of the news media that demands corrections in inaccurate news stories.

Accuracy in Media (AIM) was founded in 1969 by a group of people led by Reed Irvine whose son, Don Irvine, is now chairman. Originally a volunteer organization, it now maintains a professional staff with offices in Washington, D.C.

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Ben Harry
Curator - Arts & Communications Archives