Accuracy in Media

WASHINGTON, January 31, 2011—Accuracy in Media will honor Tucker Carlson and Ken Timmerman for their outstanding contributions to journalism in a ceremony taking place at the 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference.  The Reed Irvine Accuracy in Media Award is named for AIM’s founder, America’s first media watchdog.

“Accuracy in Media could not be more excited for the 2011 Reed Irvine Awards,” Chairman Don Irvine said. “We at AIM have been amazed at Mr. Carlson’s rapid success with the Daily Caller. The D.C. has inspired countless grassroots activists to search for and share accurate news. Ken Timmerman is a respected veteran journalist worldwide. We will be proud to honor his three decades of work covering national security issues.”

WHO: Tucker Carlson

Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Caller

Kenneth R. Timmerman

Contributing Editor of Newsmax Magazine, New York Times Bestselling Author

WHAT: Reed Irvine Accuracy in Media Awards

WHEN: Thursday, February 10, 2011, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Marriott Wardman Park, Virginia Ballroom, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC

WHY: The Reed Irvine Accuracy in Media Award was established in 2005 to honor those who have made outstanding contributions to the practice of journalism in the tradition of Reed Irvine by independently covering and reporting on news that was misreported or ignored by the mainstream press.

The Reed Irvine Accuracy in Media Award ceremony is open to the press and the public.

Accuracy in Media is a citizens’ media watchdog organization whose mission is to promote fairness, balance, and accuracy in news reporting.  Founded in 1969, AIM is America’s first non-profit press watchdog group.  For more information, please visit www.aim.org.

To RSVP or for further information, contact Logan Churchwell at (202) 364-4401 ext. 107 or logan.churchwell@aim.org.

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