Don Irvine is the chairman of Accuracy in Media and its sister organization Accuracy in Academia. As the son of Reed Irvine, who launched AIM in 1969, he developed an understanding of media bias at an early age, and has been actively involved with AIM for over 30 years.
Besides directing the day-to-day operations of AIM and AIA, Don has launched a number of other projects, including the American Journalism Center (AJC), an internship program for conservative student journalists founded in 2005, and the AIM Center for Investigative Journalism, launched in 2010 to provide another outlet for objective, fact-based news coverage.
Don travels extensively to attend and speak at political events, and has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows. He has interviewed politicians and business leaders from around the country and produced more than 100 video that can be seen on YouTube. As one of the conservative movement’s leading coalition builders and promoters of new media technology he has taught others how they can best take advantage of this medium to spread the conservative message. Don is active on Facebook and Twitter. You can follow him @donirvine to read his latest thoughts.
Articles from Don’s popular blog which appears on the AIM website seven days a week and focus on media and cultural issues are frequently re-published by websites like FrontPageMagazine.com, National Review Online, The Fox Nation and Big Journalism. He is the co-author of Why You Can’t Trust the News Vol. 2 and Vol. 3. A graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in Business, Don is married with three children, and lives in suburban Maryland.