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    (Wikipedia) - The Raw Story   (Redirected from Rawstory.com) The Raw Story Web address Commercial? Type of site Available in Owner Created by Editor
    The Raw Story homepage, 2013
    Raw Story Media, Inc.
    John Byrne
    Tony Ortega

    The Raw Story is an American online news publication founded in 2004 by John Byrne. It covers current national and international political and economic news and publishes its own editorials and investigative pieces. The Raw Story describes itself as progressive, bringing attention to stories that it sees as downplayed or ignored by other media outlets. It is owned by Washington, D.C.-based Raw Story Media, Inc.

    • 1 Overview
    • 2 Current masthead
    • 3 Raw Story Media, Inc.
    • 4 References
    • 5 External links


    The Raw Story has been reported on and featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, LA Weekly, the New York Post, the Toronto Star, The Hill, Rolling Stone, The Advocate, Roll Call, and Mother Jones. With an average 2.5 million readers per month (2013), the site is described by Newsweek as, "Muck, raked: If you''re looking for alleged GOP malfeasance, the folks at rawstory.com are frequently scooping the mainstream media."

    On August 4, 2008 the Online News Association announced that RawStory.com was a finalist in the 2008 Online Journalism awards in the "Liberal, Small Site" category for the story "The permanent Republican majority", about improper partisan influence in the prosecution of former Governor Don Siegelman of Alabama.

    The Raw Story''s original reporting has also been referenced by MSNBC''s Ed Schultz and Lawrence O''Donnell, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Real Time with Bill Maher and Countdown with Keith Olbermann. It was also referenced in 2011 by The Telegraph newspaper, as being the news website that first revealed a contract had been awarded to Ntrepid by United States Central Command as part of Operation Earnest Voice, intended to deploy operatives to create fake online personas abroad.

    Current masthead
    • Tony Ortega – Executive Editor
    • Eric W. Dolan – Managing Editor
    • David Edwards – Senior Editor
    • David Ferguson – Senior Editor
    • Arturo Garcia – Editor
    • Travis Gettys – Editor
    • Scott Eric Kaufman – Associate Editor
    • Tom Boggioni – Associate Editor
    • Ben Nguyen – Web Developer
    Raw Story Media, Inc.

    Raw Story is wholly owned by Raw Story Media, Inc.

    • John Byrne – Founder, Chairman and CEO, partner
    • Michael Rogers – Vice Chairman and Managing Director, partner

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