Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy ResearchCN Advisory: Moderate Concern
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Washington, DC 20006
On May 14, 2020, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Public Media Lab is the subject of an investigation by the Washington D.C. Office of the Attorney General according to an article titled, "Nonprofit run by Trump nominee to head U.S. media agency is under investigation, senator says." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Washington Post article.
This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.
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|Name in IRS Master File||PUBLIC MEDIA LAB|
|NTEE Classification||Education N.E.C.|
|NTEE Type||Educational Institutions and Related Activities|
|Subsection||501(c)(3) (View the list of codes)|
|Foundation Status||Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)|
|Deductibility||Contributions are deductible|
|Affiliation||Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).|
|Group Name||[Not Applicable]|
|Ruling Date||August, 2008|
|Filing Requirement||990 (all other) or 990EZ return|
|Fiscal Year End||December|
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