posted on Dec, 8 2012 @ 03:35 PM
reply to post by bknapple32
If you're asking for a verifying, broken story, that has gone on to MSM acceptance - but first was posted on ATS?
Here is the most well known.
Aside from that? ATS tends not to get credit for breaking things. It is a conspiracy site, after all. No major news anchor is likely to utter the
words "In a story first broken by some guy on a conspiracy website and followed up by our information desk...." Still, ATS has gotten mention in MSM
The trend to watch for is that many stories tend to start here and then grow their way to MSM sources. I personally think that many, if not most large
news agencies have people who scan over the sites, like ATS, looking for subject matter. Then, if they find something juicy enough? They can have
their own people do research and don't have to say a word about where the idea originally came from.
If nothing else? ATS tends to be faster than the MSM most of the time. When I am bored, I will sometimes sit with the AP raw feed open and do other
things. If an interesting piece crosses the wire, I'll throw a thread together quickly and post it. Often it takes print media a day or two to catch
up and TV media even longer.