The Nevada Independent is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news and opinion website founded in 2017 by veteran political journalist and commentator Jon Ralston. The site and its supporting channels are focused on ethical, unbiased and transparent journalism. In general, we aim to gather and disseminate important public information and increase civic engagement.
We are supported by corporate donations, supporting memberships, sponsorship revenue and foundation grants. We disclose all our members and donors. Donors and sponsors have no influence over our content, ever.
The Nevada Independent is the dba for Nevada News Bureau, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded in 2010 by political blogger, commentator and journalist Elizabeth Thompson, who now serves as one of The Nevada Independent’s managing directors and its de facto Managing Editor.
Focus Areas: Government, Investigative Reporting