From Editor Robert Parry: The idea of giving to an investigative news site on “Giving Tuesday” may seem a bit odd – after all, there are many worthy charities that address immediate human needs – but the truth is that nothing good can come if the people don’t have a reliable source for truth.
Some of our special stories in October focused on the deepening crisis in Syria, continued corruption in Ukraine, the frustrating presidential campaign, and the enduring mystery over the MH-17 shoot-down.
At the suggestion of a reader, we have updated our donation form to include a Paypal donation button for direct access to our Paypal account. The button is located at the bottom of the donation form and redirects users to make a contribution to our Paypal account using either your own Paypal account or a separate…
Some of our special stories in September focused on how the Syrian crisis careened out of control, how the Mideast troubles are now destabilizing Europe, how info-war manipulates public opinion, and how hypocrisy played out at the UN General Assembly.
From Editor Robert Parry: We have gotten to within about $6,000 of our fall fund goal of $25,000, thanks to a late surge in donations. If you haven’t contributed and want to help us reach our goal, please do so now as we conclude this important fund drive. Donations of any size are appreciated.
From Editor Robert Parry: We are wrapping up our fall fund drive this week and have barely gotten 40 percent of the way toward our modest goal of $25,000. For this independent news site to survive, we must at least come close to our targets. If you can, please help. Donations of any size are…
From Editor Robert Parry: In our almost 20 years, Consortiumnews has had one preeminent goal: to challenge and correct false narratives because we know how misguided “group thinks” – especially in a nation as powerful as the United States – can get many innocent people killed and cause lots of other damage.
From Editor Robert Parry: Our nearly two decades of work at Consortiumnews were recently recognized by Harvard’s Nieman Foundation in awarding me the I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence. But this honor really is for all those who have written for this Web site and our many readers who have supported us with donations.
From Editor Robert Parry: As part of Consortiumnews’ fall fund drive, we are re-releasing my first book, Fooling America, a critique of the mainstream media published at a time (in 1992) when many people still viewed major U.S. news outlets through the outdated prism of Watergate and the Pentagon Papers.