Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal on RT America on 8 December 2011 (link) by RT America is licensed CC BY 3.0 (link)

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Max Blumenthal is a journalist who has written for a variety of publications including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and the Huffington Post.1 “He is also the founder and editor for The Grayzone, an online publication known for pushing “fringe” views on foreign affairs, including contesting the scale of the Uyghur genocide in the Xinjiang region of China. 2


  1. The Nation. “Max Blumenthal.” Accessed June 8, 2022.
  2. Thompson, Caitlin. “Enter the Grayzone: fringe leftists deny the scale of China’s Uyghur oppression.” Coda. July 30, 2020.

Connected Organizations

  1. AlterNet (For-profit)
    Senior Writer
  2. Media Matters for America (Non-profit)
    Former Writer
  3. The Nation (For-profit)
  4. TYPE Media Center (Non-profit)
    Contributor (The Nation)
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