As we celebrate Consortium News‘ 25th Anniversary on Sunday, we republish this history of the site written by the founding editor, Bob Parry, on Dec. 21, 2014.
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Julian Assange Wins 2020 Gary Webb Freedom of the Press Award
UPDATED: Imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange has been awarded Consortium News’ 2020 Gary Webb Freedom of the Press Award for courage in the face of an unprecedented attack on press freedom.
The Berkeley Tribute to Robert Parry
A tribute to Robert Parry, the founder and editor of Consortium News, was held in Berkeley last month. Here is the video of the event and excerpts from the speakers who celebrated Bob’s life.
Our Dad’s Pledge to You, the Reader
“The core responsibility of a journalist is to have an open mind toward any information you might find, to have no agenda, and to have no preferred outcome. In other words, I don’t care what the truth is. I just…
A Celebration of the Life of Robert Parry
VIDEO: A memorial service for Robert Parry, the founder and editor of Consortium News, was held in Arlington, Virginia on April 14.
Robert Parry’s Legacy and the Future of Consortiumnews
Robert Parry, editor and publisher of Consortium News, died peacefully Saturday evening. In this tribute, his son Nat Parry describes Robert’s unwavering commitment to independent journalism.
In Case You Missed…
Some of our special stories in November focused on America’s shocking election, the ugly McCarthyism that surrounded it and the war in Syria reaching a climactic phase.
How Clean Energy Can Create Jobs
If President-elect Trump truly intends to “make America great again,” a promising route is to encourage major investment in clean-energy jobs that can both rebuild manufacturing centers and help the environment, writes Sam Parry.
Sam Parry Receives ‘Gary Webb Award’
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…
In Case You Missed…
Some of our special stories in June focused on the bloody crises in Ukraine, Syria, Libya and elsewhere in the Middle East — and on propaganda’s harm to democracy and fairness, from war to Tom Brady.