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I have been involved with OEN for almost ten years. It was not only one of the first progressive news sites it is one of the purest. Without mentioning any names, many sites which were once progressive have devolved to sensationalist news that is neither progressive or necessary to know. In their greedy quest for clicks they sink to levels that we used to associate with tabloid journalism. This includes sexual mongering, "believe it or not" news, "watch" stories and coverage of invective between politicians. It is an insult to the intelligence and our politics. OEN has resisted this trend
Martha Rosenberg is an investigative health reporter who contributes to Consumer Reports, Bill Moyers’ news site and the Annenberg health site at the University of California. She has appeared on CSPAN and NPR and lectured at medical schools. Rosenberg’s food and drug expose, Born with a Junk Food Deficiency, was praised by the Times of London, Public Library of Science, Vice and the Chicago Sun-Times and won an American Society of Journalists and Authors honorable mention for non-fiction
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Senator Bernie Sanders
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