February 27, 2021

About Us

News is all around us.

The facts matter.

ATR News is an independent digital news organization dedicated to working with hundreds of other independent journalists to report the news. Originally founded as Apostles That Rock in 2006, ATR News today remains as an existential voice in accurate journalistic reporting.


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Apostles That Rock was established in January 2006 in Detroit, MI by it’s late founder David Dodd and had aired it’s radio show “Apostles That Rock” since January 2007 on multiple stations across the country including Detroit’s WMUZ 103.5 FM. In February 2012, David unexpectedly passed away.

In 2014, Apostles That Rock was relaunched under it’s new founder Thomas Lineweaver. Since that time, the network had grown to include Music News headlines, a YouTube channel, a world-wide known podcast, free music downloads, and more.

As of January 2021, Apostles That Rock now oversees ATR News, a website centered around current news happening from around the globe.


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