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Independent Journal

IJ is…

IJ is a social first, mobile first news company serving millions of Americans each day with shareable, informative and mobile friendly content. We’re dedicated to reporting political and cultural news in an objective, fair, and entertaining way to a large and engaged independent-minded audience. We’re a Top 50 website in the United States with more than 35 million unique visitors each month.

What we do…

Traditionally, politics and news have been projected to the American people from a Washington, DC “inside the beltway” point of view, telling them how and what to think. We believe our audience deserves better – to challenge conventional wisdom and traditional coverage. We are audience first. And our audience demands and deserves to hear from more than one side on a story. Our audience demands and deserves to decide on its own where they stand. Using our team of independent writers located all across the country, as well as our newsroom in Alexandria, Virginia, we aim to engage you into the debate with the information you need to make up your own mind.

What do we hope to achieve…

At IJ, we want to bring news to a larger and more broadly diverse audience than traditional news outlets, and we want to grow a more informed and diverse community of opinion. 43% of our audience describe themselves as Independent. 80% describe themselves as politically active. We have the best share rates in the business. We now hope to become your number one source for news and entertainment. We hope to expand and engage IJ America and earn your trust, your loyalty and yes, your “share.”