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Joe Lauria has been a independent journalist covering international affairs and the Middle East for more than 20 years. A former Wall Street Journal United Nations correspondent, Mr. Lauria has been an investigative reporter for The Sunday Times of London, and has also corresponded from the U.N. in New York for the The Boston Globe, The Montreal Gazette, The London Daily Telegraph, the Daily Mail, The Johannesburg Star, and The National. He has reported on business and finance for Bloomberg News and was New York correspondent for The Sunday Business of London.
Mr. Lauria's work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Salon.com, New York Magazine and The Guardian, among other publications. He has appeared on BBC World, PBS News Hour, Al-Jazeera, CNN, and other TV and radio programs. Mr. Lauria has taught journalism at two American universities and travelled widely throughout the Middle East and the world. He is the author, with former U.S. Senator and American presidential candidate Mike Gravel, of A Political Odyssey, published by Seven Stories Press. Joe Lauria is editor-in-chief of Consortium News.
Monday, March 4, 2019 Media Serve the Governors, Not the Governed
Consolidation of media ownership has increased obedience of desperate journalists; entertainment divisions have taken over news departments; and careerist reporters live vicariously through the power of those they cover, rejecting the press' unique power to hold those officials to account.
Saturday, January 12, 2019 Watch the 12th Vigil for Julian Assange Here
Consortium News broadcast the 12th Unity4J online vigil for WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange on Friday, hosted by Consortium News Editor Joe Lauria.
(7 comments) Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Giuliani Says Assange Should Not Be Prosecuted
Donald Trump's lawyer said on Monday that WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange should not be prosecuted and he compared WikiLeaks publications to the Pentagon Papers.
Tuesday, December 25, 2018 VIDEO: Pilger Says Assange Denies Meeting Manafort
The Guardian has claimed Paul Manafort visited Julian Assange at the Ecuador embassy. John Pilger visited Assange and tells CN's Joe Lauria Assange strongly denied any such meeting.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Trump-Kim Summit Raises Cautious Hopes for Peace
The U.S. and North Korean leaders have ended their historic summit in Singapore temporarily silencing the naysayers but only time will tell whether it will bring peace to the Korean Peninsula, reports Joe Lauria.
(5 comments) Thursday, August 31, 2017 Worries about a Galveston Bio-Lab
The flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey has left thousands homeless in the greater Houston area but there also is rising concern about a biological lab in Galveston that houses deadly diseases, notes Joe Lauria.
(5 comments) Tuesday, August 8, 2017 A New Twist in Seth Rich Murder Case
The U.S. mainstream media dismisses any link between the murder of DNC official Seth Rich and leaked DNC emails as a "conspiracy theory" -- while blaming Russia instead -- but a new possibility has arisen, writes Joe Lauria.
(5 comments) Saturday, December 3, 2016 A Bare-Knuckle Fight Over Recounts
Democrats are trying to stop Donald Trump's inauguration by claiming Russian interference in the election, but the White House sees no evidence and Trump is now challenging the recounts, reports Joe Lauria.
(1 comments) Sunday, November 27, 2016 Clinton Campaign Joins Vote Challenge
As millions of dollars have poured in for Green Party nominee Jill Stein's three-state recount, Hillary Clinton's campaign is now joining the effort to investigate possible vote tampering, reports Joe Lauria.
(2 comments) Thursday, November 24, 2016 Greens Question Trump's Victory
A sudden flood of cash has enabled the Green Party to demand recounts of votes in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan, three formerly Democratic states that largely decided the 2016 election for Donald Trump, reports Joe Lauria.
(2 comments) Saturday, November 5, 2016 Hillary Clinton's Ace-in-the-Hole: Russia
Much has been made of Donald Trump saying he might not accept the results of the election. But what if Hillary Clinton loses a squeaker. Would she accept the results or does she have an ace up her sleeve?
(1 comments) Saturday, November 5, 2016 Obama's Last Stand Against War on Syria
For five years, President Obama has resisted neocon/liberal-interventionist pressure to go to war against Syria, but -- as his departure grows near -- the hawks see more "regime change" wars coming into view, says Joe Lauria.
(28 comments) Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Bernie Sanders's Hopes and Regrets
Bernie Sanders hopes to hold a President Hillary Clinton to the Democratic platform's commitment to progressive policies, but the Vermont senator may be having doubts and possibly regrets, writes Joe Lauria.