Jonathan Greenberg

Jonathan Greenberg

Jonathan Greenberg is Editor of the award-winning, privately owned public interest website The Sonoma Independent, which he founded in 2015 with the mission of informing to empower. Jonathan is an investigative financial journalist with 40 years of experience with national publications. During the past few years, Jonathan wrote three of the most widely-read exposes about Trump’s career published in the Washington Post. Jonathan was the notorious Forbes 400 reporter who taped two long Trump calls in 1984 in which he pretended to be the fictitious John Baron. His Post expose about this, with audio here, has been the subject of monologues on Colbert, the Daily Show and Seth Meyer’s A Closer Look. Jonathan has appeared live on a dozen top news shows, including Chris Cuomo’s CNN Good Day and most recently on CNN’s prime time Upfront with Erin Burnett to expose Trump’s latest lies. a fuller bio and links to Jonathan's work can be found at JonathanGreenberg.com.

Sonoma Independent Wins Top Journalism Award for Political Column on Clinton’s Risky VP Choice Greater Bay Journalism Awards Also Gives This Website Prizes for General Excellence, Leonard Cohen Profile and Sonoma County 2016 Election Coverage

Posted by - April 12, 2018
The San Francisco Peninsula Press Club recently announced the winners of its 40th Annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards. The Sonoma Independent won four awards, including its first “Digital Media…
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Will the New Monsanto Doctrine Hijack Democracy in Epic Hawaii GMO Ruling? Federal and State agencies created to protect people's health and environmental safety have been reinvented as legal shields to protect the world's most toxic agrochemical companies from people

Posted by - June 14, 2016
The ominous Monsanto Doctrine is the right of agrochemical corporations to spray unlimited toxic pesticides regardless of any local law passed to protect human or environmental safety.
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Friends Group Launches Petition to Help Sonoma West Hospital’s Cash Flow Crisis District Board bridge financing needed for shortfall caused by delayed insurance reimbursement; Congressmen Huffman and Thompson urge Medicare bureaucracy to speed up back payments

Posted by - January 27, 2016
A new grassroots Friends of Sonoma West Medical Center launched its first public campaign today to urge the elected Palm Drive Health Care District Board to take immediate action to…
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