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Media Research Center (MRC)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

MRC is a medical practice research organization based in Reston, VA that was founded in 1987. As of 2019 they had $13 million in revenue and $15 million in assets.

The mission of the Media Research Center is to create a media culture in America where truth and liberty flourish. The MRC is a research and education organization operating under the Internal Revenue Code.

(571) 267-3500
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Program areas at MRC

News analysis division - brings political balance to the nation's news media by documenting and countering liberal bias from television network news shows and major print publications.

Media research center action - educating and mobilizing the general public against runaway liberal media bias.

Cybercast news service - provides an alternative news source that would cover stories that are subject to a liberal bias in many news outlets.

Form 990s for MRC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 28, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Jan 18, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 11, 2016990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for MRC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$11,474,649
Program services$751,967
Investment income and dividends$311,019
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$84,376
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$853,299
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$23,684
Total revenues$13,498,994

Vendors for MRC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
AdobeMarketing software; E Mail$463,7962020-03-05
██████Content management system software2020-03-05
██████████Marketing software2020-03-05
█████ ███ ███████ ██Tax accounting2019-10-04
████████ ████████ ████████Public Relations$335,8572018-12-01
████Direct Mail Consulting$27,9822018-12-01
███ ███████ ██████ ███████Mailing; Direct Mail Consulting$125,2482018-12-01

Personnel at MRC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jerry A. JohnsonPresident and Chief Executive Officer-Aug. 28, 2018
Ed MolchanySenior Vice President of Programs and Chief Marketing Officer-June 15, 2020
████ ██████Vice President and Chief Technology Officer$146,950June 15, 2020
███████ ███████CNS Editor and Chief$189,200Dec. 31, 2017
█████ ███████Vice President and Editor in Chief-June 15, 2020
██████ ████████Vice President of Marketing$209,100Dec. 31, 2017
█████████ █████Vice President of External Affairs-June 15, 2020
█████ ███████Vice President of Development-June 15, 2020
█████ ███████Vice President of Philanthropy-June 15, 2020
█████ █████Senior Fellow; Vice President for Research and Publications$155,975June 15, 2020
...and 27 more key personnel

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