Talk:The Raw Story

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Founder(s)?[edit]

Is there a founder of TRS? Is there an editor-in-chief? QLineOrientalist (talk) 03:24, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

Sources[edit]

Highly credible and well-sourced? I'm not trolling, I'd feel better with some evidence to back that up. —Preceding unsigned comment added by HiS oWn (talkcontribs)

i agree with you. should that statement be removed? User:Anthonymendoza12.203.178.107 13:36, 3 March 2006 (UTC)

Moderate-progressive[edit]

"Moderate-progressive?", based on the 'journalists' associated with this group, they're definately not moderate. Progressive is a nice squishy label. Removing "moderate". Kyaa the Catlord 12:10, 20 April 2006 (UTC)

Criticism[edit]

Someone needs to put some critisims of this site on this page. The site is a partisan hack job. This page needs to reflect that, especially since all of their "investigations" about the "Plame leak" were disproven. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.248.9.162 (talkcontribs)


Gee, numbnuts, maybe you should add the sourced criticisms yourself. It's wiki-friggin-pedia. a n y o n e can add. 24.147.229.211 06:07, 28 October 2006 (UTC)

Disproven? Here's a hint, by just saying that, twisting reality, doesn't make it so. Stewiegfan 22:31, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

Admittedly "progressive". There you have it ladies and gentlemen. See how far the termites have spread...EyePhoenix (talk) 00:29, 27 October 2015 (UTC)

"Broken stories"[edit]

How would we go about verifying this section? Is there any way of knowing retrospectively who first broke a story? Are sources possible? Can we think of a better section title? ("Scoops"?)-Will Beback · · 10:08, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

To be honest, I dont think there needs to be this section. Is there a broken stories section on the BBC page? Its irrelevant and not verifiable. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 69.176.213.114 (talk) 19:35, 7 September 2007 (UTC)

First sentence[edit]

First sentence seems to be sourced to an aside made by Howard Kurtz in a rush transcription of a conversation aired in 2005, where he refers to it as "liberal blog RawStory" [sic] http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0506/12/rs.01.html Suggest not reliable or NPOV summary, the website's own claim is that it's a "progressive news site that focuses on stories often ignored in the mainstream media." Eversense (talk) 03:08, 24 December 2011 (UTC)

Megan Carpentier and the Tax Foundation[edit]

I wonder if, for the purposes of full disclosure of this organization, this article should include (maybe in the criticisms section) something about Megan Carpentier's former lobbying for the Tax Foundation, since her name is listed and this organization is supposed to be leftist/progressive/liberal/whatever. Just wondering what others here think. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.76.183.67 (talk) 02:34, 31 January 2012 (UTC)

Just add it. GeorgeLouis (talk) 17:37, 25 November 2014 (UTC)

Advertising? Money maker?[edit]

How is it financed? Advertising? Is it profitable or does it have a loss? If anybody has time for the research, these are some good questions to have answered. GeorgeLouis (talk) 17:36, 25 November 2014 (UTC)


Creating a section[edit]

there are a couple of sites online(including disqus and reddit boards) where users complain about censorship to express their opposing views on raw story. How would i go about creating a section about comment censorship. Would it go under criticism? 108.184.123.245 (talk) 07:52, 6 December 2015 (UTC)

We don't usually have criticism sections (see: WP:CSECTION). You should begin with one or more reliable sources (i.e.; not forums or websites like disqus & reddit) which cover the subject, then convey what those reliable sources say in your own words here. What section to put the content in (or what new section to create, if needed) often becomes evident or obvious once that content is created. Regards, Xenophrenic (talk) 03:03, 7 December 2015 (UTC)

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