Alt Media

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  • AlterNet
    An online magazine and information resource where pressing issues are subject to examination and debate.
  • Arab News Newspaper
  • BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)
    Generally more nuanced and comprehensive reporting and less beholden to corporate and political agendas than American mainstream media.
  • Center for Media and Democracy
    Non-profit, public interest organization funded by individuals and nonprofit foundations and dedicated to investigative reporting on the public relations industry. The Center serves citizens, journalists and researchers seeking to recognize and combat
  • Consortium News
    The Internet’s first magazine of investigative journalism.
  • Democracy Now
    Democracy Now! is a national, listener-sponsored public radio and TV show, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the country. (Broadcast of Democracy Now in Missoula is sponsored by JRPC, and airs at 6am and 11am M-F on Missoula Cabl
  • Fact Check
    Holding politicians accountable for the claims they make. A project of the Annenberg Foundation for Public Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. You can sign up for e-mail delivery of new FactCheck articles and special reports, or simply read thei
  • FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting)
    National media watch group offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986. Works to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public
  • Guardian Unlimited, UK
  • Human Media
    Public radio programs featuring voices of vision, conscience and compassion. Listen on-line.
  • Independent, UK
  • Indymedia
    A collective of independent media organizations and hundreds of journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.
  • Iowa Peace
    Mike’s weely column posted each Friday.
  • IPS – Inter Press Service The Global News Agency
  • Media Reform Information Center
    Includes a hyperlink to advocacy groups, articles and books.
  • Open Democracy
    An online global magazine of politics and culture. “We publish clarifying debates which help people make up their own minds.”
  • Reuters News Service
  • The Independent Institute: Center on Peace and Liberty
    The Center on Peace & Liberty is an integrated program of research, publications, events, media, and Internet projects to boldly advance understanding of government ‘crises’ and their impact on the institutions of a free society. No issue
  • Tom Paine
    Compilation of news and smart commentary.
  • TomDispatch
    Researched, written and edited by Tom Engelhardt, a fellow at the Nation Institute, “for anyone in despair over post-September 11th US mainstream media coverage of our world and ourselves.”
  • TruthOut
    Articles, editorials, and letters on pressing issues in the news.
  • Yes! Magazine
    “A journal of positive futures.” Inspiring and empowering to creative peace action.
  • Z Magazine
    “A community of people committed to social change.”