How long will it take to receive my member reward(s)?

Your rewards for membership will arrive within 4 weeks of joining the program. If after 4 weeks you have not received an item you are supposed to be rewarded, please contact the membership program by email,

How long does my membership last?

Your membership will last one year. You have the option to have your membership automatically renewed for the following year, or you can manually renew your membership.

Where can I submit suggestions to the membership program?

You can submit any suggestions for the membership program by email, Or, you can contact your membership coordinator, who will be in contact with you after you have joined.

How is my contribution being used?

Your contribution will go to supporting Firedoglake as a method of delivering up-to-date, accurate independent news. Follow the link to find out where your money will go. (add link)

How do I contact member services?

To contact member services, please email us at or call us at 202-506-3907 (open Monday thru Friday, 9:30am EST – 6:00pm EST).

How can I get more involved with my membership?

There will be many ways to get involved with membership. You will have access to votes for website design, invites to online chats and phone conversations, along with many other features. Continue to follow each day to see new membership actions.

What is the difference between a MyFDL account and becoming a member?

By enrolling in MyFDL out online social feature at Firedogalke you contirbute daily with your amazing diary posts and comments that keep the site popular, informative and fun. By becoming a member you participate by writing, voting, and financially contributing.

Who is Gosprey?

John Phillips Britton, who was known through FDL as ‘Gosprey,’ passed away a year ago. It was his suggestion to have a membership circle, and thus why we have decided to name it after him. He was an avid commenter and a real influence on the shape that FDL holds today.

What does FDL planning mean?

FDL planning is part of the benefits you receive as a member. At FDL, we are constantly changing things to better deliver information to our audience. As a member, you would get to take part in surveys, votes, and contests to help decide what we will do next.

How do I cancel my membership?

ALL membership contributions are final after 30 days. If you wish to cancel your membership within the first 30 days, call the membership program, 202-506-3907 (open Monday thru Friday, 9:30am EST – 6:00pm EST), ask for Ryan Cook. If you you wish to cancel your recurring membership renewal before you are charged please email and request to STOP RECURRING PAYMENTS. You can cancel a recurring membership up to 10 days before the renewal date.

How long do I have to receive a refund for my membership contribution?

You will have 30 days from the date that your payment was submitted to cancel. You will receive a refund within 30 days after cancellation.