From Journalist Robert Parry: We did fall a bit short on our second-half fund drive, but a late surge got us a lot closer than we were. If you still wish to contribute, you still can. There are several easy ways you can help to keep this 17-year-old Web site afloat.
You can make a tax-deductible donation that will go to paying our writers for their original work and support upcoming investigative projects, including one that will examine how Rupert Murdoch used political influence to build his U.S. media empire.
(To donate by Visa/Mastercard/Discover, click here.To donate by check, make it out to Consortium for Independent Journalism [CIJ]; 2200 Wilson Blvd.; Suite 102-231; Arlington, VA 22201. To use PayPal, our account is named after our e-mail address: “consortnew @ aol.com”)
Donations of $100 or more qualify you for an autographed gift copy of my new book, America’s Stolen Narrative: From Washington and Madison to Nixon, Reagan and the Bushes to Obama. The book corrects some of the key false narratives that the Right has inserted into American history. I have set aside the first 250 copies for this purpose. (If you want a special inscription, just send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Also, we will count all sales of America’s Stolen Narrative toward our goal. In other words, you can help by buying the book by clicking here to purchase the book with a Visa, Mastercard or Discover, or you can mail a check for $24.95 to The Media Consortium; 2200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 102-231; Arlington VA 22201. (Shipping is free.) Or, you can get the e-book version from Amazon.com or barnesandnoble.com.
You also can use the Web site’s PayPal account (“consortnew @ aol.com”) to buy the book, but please remember to tell us where to ship your order.
As always, thanks for your support.
Robert Parry broke many of the Iran-Contra stories in the 1980s for the Associated Press and Newsweek. He founded Consortiumnews.com in 1995 as the Internet’s first investigative magazine. He saw it as a way to combine modern technology and old-fashioned journalism to counter the increasing triviality of the mainstream U.S. news media.