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Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America

Promoting accurate and balanced coverage of Israel and the Middle East

four stars

95.47

P.O. Box 35040 Boston, MA 02135
tel: (617) 789-3672   Web Site
EIN: 52-1332702

Board Leadership
Robert Weisberg
Chairman

CEO
Andrea Levin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.51
  Program Expenses Growth 13.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (MA) 95.47 four stars
National Council on US-Arab Relations (DC) 94.70 four stars
Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (NY) 95.23 four stars
Los Angeles World Affairs Council (CA) 88.93 three stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 93.91 four stars

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Founded in 1982, the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) is a media-monitoring, research and membership organization devoted to promoting accurate and balanced coverage of Israel and the Middle East. CAMERA fosters rigorous reporting, while educating news consumers about Middle East issues and the role of the media. A non-partisan organization, CAMERA takes no position with regard to American or Israeli political issues or with regard to ultimate solutions to the Arab-Israeli conflict. CAMERA's combination of rigorous monitoring, research, fact-checking, careful analysis, and grassroots efforts have had a documented impact.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,261,160
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,261,160
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,261,160
   Other Revenue $1,053,099
TOTAL REVENUE $4,314,259
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,982,768
   Administrative Expenses $249,986
   Fundraising Expenses $334,651
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,567,405
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-253,146
   
Net Assets $6,925,581

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Media Watch and Education $3,329,901 83.6%
College Campus Services $652,867 16.4%

Ratings History
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 95.47 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.32 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 92.84 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 75.75 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 85.23 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 81.87 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.94 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.55 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 90.59 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 95.73 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 92.69 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 89.98 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 81.83 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 89.78 three stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 85.21 three stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 89.40 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 89.19 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1332702
Name in IRS Master File COMMITTEE FOR ACCURACY IN MIDDLE EAST REPORTING IN AMERICA INC
NTEE Code Q05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$252,446 5.52% Andrea Levin President, Executive Director

Founded in 1982, the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) is a media-monitoring, research and membership organization devoted to promoting accurate and balanced coverage of Israel and the Middle East. CAMERA fosters rigorous reporting, while educating news consumers about Middle East issues and the role of the media. A non-partisan organization, CAMERA takes no position with regard to American or Israeli political issues or with regard to ultimate solutions to the Arab-Israeli conflict. CAMERA's combination of rigorous monitoring, research, fact-checking, careful analysis, and grassroots efforts have had a documented impact.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (MA) 95.47 four stars
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 88.01 three stars
Los Angeles World Affairs Council (CA) 88.93 three stars
Japan Society (NY) 86.71 three stars
German Marshall Fund of the US (DC) 85.05 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America
P.O. Box 35040
Boston, MA 02135
tel: (617) 789-3672
fax: (617) 787-7853
EIN: 52-1332702

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Board Leadership

Robert Weisberg
Chairman

CEO

Andrea Levin
Executive Director

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