Some of our special stories in January focused on the worsening crisis in relations between the United States and Russia, the danger of a wider war around Syria, the triumph of propaganda over reason in American foreign policy, and developments in Campaign 2016.
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Some of our special stories in December addressed the dangers of global warming, the false narratives of the Mideast conflicts, and America’s chaotic presidential politics.
From Editor Robert Parry: Thanks to the generosity of our readers Consortiumnews has come close to its year-end fundraising goal of $50,000, which puts us on a more solid footing as we enter an important year for the United States and the world. We will hold the fund drive open a few more days to see…
At Consortiumnews, we mix today’s journalism with historical analyses on a wide range of topics, showing how current events fit into a larger context, an approach often lacking in the mainstream media. So a selection of our stories from 2015 is an intriguing way to look back – and to understand – the year just ended.
Some of our special stories in November focused on the realities behind the Syrian crisis, Turkey’s dangerous provocations toward Russia, the many failings of the mainstream U.S. media, and disclosures about Ukraine Finance Minister’s self-enrichment at U.S. taxpayers’ expense.
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Sam Parry has received the “Gary Webb Freedom of the Press” award in recognition of Sam’s central role in creating Consortiumnews.com as the first investigative news magazine based on the Internet. The award was granted by the Board of Directors of the Consortium for Independent Journalism as part of the site’s 20th anniversary.
From Editor Robert Parry: America’s political crisis – from the crazy rhetoric coming from Republican presidential hopefuls to the deceptive propaganda emanating from the Obama administration – could not have happened without a corresponding crisis in the U.S. news media. Which is why Consortiumnews exists.
From Editor Robert Parry: Consortiumnews is now 20 years old. We began in late November 1995 as the first investigative news magazine based on what was then a new phenomenon, the Internet. Our goal was then – and still is today – to provide a home for serious, independent investigative journalism.