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A Bad Year to Launch a New Washington Times Digital Project

Justin Elliott notices that TheConservatives.com, the Web hub slowly rolled out over 2009 by The Washington Times, appears to be dead. I’ve asked an editor of

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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Dec 31, 2009

Justin Elliott notices that TheConservatives.com, the Web hub slowly rolled out over 2009 by The Washington Times, appears to be dead. I’ve asked an editor of the Website what the status is, but a cloud hung over the site soon after it officially launched. Weeks after John Solomon pitched the site at the Heritage Foundation, promising another Web hub for progressives, he was forced out of the paper.

Update: Brian Faughnan, a conservative blogger who’d been writing and editing much of the site’s content, informs me that he’s been let go. His e-mail:

I have been terminated here at the Times. And while I have not received official notification, I believe it is safe to assume the site has been canceled.

Luke Evans | My name is Luke Evans, and I work as a Web Developer. I am a professional coder and programmer who enjoys contributing to the exciting technical advancements. In 2016, I received a Bachelor's Degree in Software Development from California Institute of Technology. For my outstanding academic performance and leadership abilities while in school, I received the Edmund Gains Award in 2015.

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