The Grayzone is an independent news website dedicated to original investigative journalism and analysis on politics and empire.

It was founded and is edited by award-winning journalist and author Max Blumenthal.

From January 2016 to January 2018, AlterNet.org hosted the Grayzone Project (now simply The Grayzone). Since then, it has been independent.


Max Blumenthal – Founder, editor-in-chief, reporter

Ben Norton – Assistant editor, reporter, video producer

Aaron Maté – Host of Pushback, reporter

Anya Parampil – Host of Red Lines, reporter


The Grayzone is an independent journalistic initiative that does not take money from any government.

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