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Recovering from a Cyber-Attack

From Editor Robert Parry: Last week, we were told by IT experts that Consortiumnews was the apparent victim of a sophisticated “denial of service” attack that destroyed the site’s functionality by imposing so many commands on the system that it blocked…

Just Shy of Our Year-End Goal

Journalist Robert Parry.

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…

A Look-Back at 2015 Stories

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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…

Get Two Books for the Price of One

From Editor Robert Parry: Another way to help Consortiumnews reach its end-of-year fundraising goal is to buy one of my books Fooling America, Lost History, Secrecy & Privilege or America’s Stolen Narrative through the Web site and we’ll also send you…

Sam Parry Receives ‘Gary Webb Award’

Sam Parry (right) receiving the 2015 Gary Webb Freedom of the Press Award on Dec. 17, 2015, from journalist Martin Kilian, treasurer of Consortium for Independent Journalism.

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…

Why Consortiumnews Exists

Journalist Robert Parry

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…

Twenty Years of Truth-telling

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…

Help Truth-telling on ‘Giving Tuesday’

Journalist Robert Parry

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…

Paypal Donation Button Added

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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…

Last Call for Fall Fund Drive

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…