Being a recounting of my journalistic ventures in Iraq

new features!

Very cool… I’ve upgraded this blog to Blogger Pro, which will make the dudes and dudettes at happy. But since I’m trying to raise money, and I wanted some extra features, i figured it was necessary. In the near future, you’ll be able to sign up at a Yahoo! group for an individual email …

Back to Iraq!

Check this: Brother, can you spare a dime for my Gucci bills? Karyn Bosnak was some broke, perky marketroid who overspent herself into $20K of credit card debt and then essentially begged he way back to solvency. Most of the donors were Net-savvy dot-com refugees like herself hoping for a little karmic action from their …

About the Author

Christopher Allbritton is a web blogger and journalist, best known for starting during the 2003 Iraq War. After he raised $15,000 from his readers, he became the Web’s “first fully reader-funded journalist-blogger.”

He returned to Baghdad in May 2004 and contracted with Time magazine as a correspondent for Iraq until March 2006.

He has also worked in Beirut, Lebanon, where he reported on the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict as well as a range of regional issues. After he was selected as a Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he moved to to Pakistan and was appointed as the Pakistan Bureau Chief for Thomson Reuters from 2009-2012. He then traveled for two years, as documented in the blog,, before returning to New York to work for The Daily Beast.

Today, he works in Washington on issues surrounding journalism, human rights, and U.S. politics. He’s available for speaking engagements and consulting.