Founded in 2001, The Electronic Intifada has won awards and earned widespread recognition for publishing original, high-quality news and analysis, and first-person accounts and reviews. The Electronic Intifada’s writers and reporters include Palestinians and others living inside Palestine and everywhere else that news about Palestine and Palestinians is made.
The Electronic Intifada was founded in February 2001 as a pioneering online resource for media analysis, criticism, and activism. The four original co-founders of the The Electronic Intifada were Ali Abunimah, Arjan El Fassed, Laurie King, and Nigel Parry. Since its founding, the publication progressively expanded its scope to focus on producing original reporting and analysis.
The Electronic Intifada has received widespread recognition, including the 2003 American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Voices of Peace Award and the 2009 Crossroads Fund Donald F. Erickson Synapses Award.
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The Electronic Intifada is an independent, nonprofit publication that is largely user-supported. Most of its funds come from donations given by readers. The Electronic Intifada has also received some support from private foundations. It does not receive funds from any government or political party.
The Electronic Intifada is a program service of the Middle East Cultural and Charitable Society (MECCS), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Funds are used to pay editors and contributors and meet the costs of equipment, hosting, servers, images and other basic needs. If you wish to make a contribution, please visit our donation page.
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