Consortium News

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Consortium News is a web site founded by editor Robert Parry in 1995, back in the "early days" of the modern Internet. The site was meant to be "a home for important, well-reported stories that weren't welcome in the O.J. Simpson-obsessed, conventional-wisdom-driven national news media of that time." According to the web site description, Robert Parry broke many of the Iran-Contra stories in the 1980s for the Associated Press and Newsweek. His new book, Secrecy & Privilege: Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq, can be ordered at secrecyandprivilege.com. It's also available at ... More » (Source: Consortium News)

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Media: Online
Audience: Very small audience (10K or less) (English)
Political Viewpoint: Left
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Edited By: Fabrice Florin
Last Edit: May 30, 2006 - 12:20 AM PDT
Story Stats
Top Topics: Politics (456), U.S. (426), World (313), Media (150), Bush Administration (127), Business (117), Obama Administration (105), Ethics in Journalism (91), War (88), Foreign Policy (84), Media and Politics (79), Mainstream Media (72), War in Iraq (66), Law (64), Torture (62)...
Top Authors: Robert Parry (218), Ray Mcgovern (53), Jason Leopold (44), Michael Winship (21), Ivan Eland (14), Danny Schechter (13), Brent Budowsky (13), Gareth Porter (11), Melvin A Goodman (11), Nat Parry (11), Lawrence Davidson (10), David Swanson (9), Paul R Pillar (9), Paul Jay (6), Consortiumnewscom (6)...
Top Formats: Opinion (332), News Analysis (129), News Report (58), Special Report (46), Investigative Report (13), Comment (8), Interview (5), Editorial (4), Review (3), News (2), Advocacy (1), Speech (1)
 
 
 
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Overall Rating
3.9

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from 1,534 story reviews
Quality
3.9
Facts
3.9
Fairness
3.7
Information
3.8
Insight
4.2
Sourcing
3.6
Style
3.9
Accuracy
3.9
Balance
3.1
Context
3.9
Depth
3.7
Enterprise
4.2
Expertise
3.2
Originality
4.0
Relevance
4.3
Transparency
3.0
Responsibility
4.2
Popularity
3.7
Recommendation
3.9
Credibility
3.6
# Reviews
2.5
# Views
4.7
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
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