News Coverage/International

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Agreement on terms
Luyendijk, Joris
Article
2007
I have come to accept that western journalists cannot accurately, let alone objectively, represent the Middle East and the Arab world. The problem is not that journalists do not always adhere to their...
Aljazeera - English home page
Website
English-language site of the Arabic news network.
An alternative media list: Getting the news - and getting behind the news
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2014
A selective list of English-language alternative media.
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Globe and Mail promotes Controversial Mining Magnate
Engler, Yves
Article
2017
How close is too close when it comes to media outlets working with institutions set up by wealthy individuals to influence the news? The question becomes important to ask when Canada's "national newsp...
Guardian (Daily)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
British daily newspaper with a slightly liberal orientation.
The Guardian Weekly
Serial Publication (Periodical)
British liberal weekly newspaper with extensive international news and analysis.
Hack: Home Truths about Foreign News
Harriman, Ed
Book
1989
This book is about HACKS - journalists, the men and women who fly into famines and wars and in a few days churn out stories telling the world what has been going on. It shows how HACKS work and the pr...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
It's WMD all over again. Why don't you see it?
Hitchens, Peter
Article
2017
Today’s frenzy over alleged use of poison gas in Syria is the 2017 version of Anthony Blair’s WMD in Iraq. Why can you not see it? Did you think they would do it in exactly the same way again? You are...
Le Monde Diplomatique: Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Le Monde Diplomatique - English edition
Website
English-language edition of the French newspaper. Some articles free on the Web site; full access requires a subscription.
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
The Newsfakers: Whose hands are behind those dramatic YouTube pictures?
Cockburn, Patrick
Article
2012
YouTube and blogs have made it easier than ever to fabricate events. The media are happy to run unsubstantiated reports and footage.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 20, 2016: Fake News
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
"Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentary about obscure websites which are supposedly...
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Book
1982
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
Telling It: Women and Language Across Cutures
Telling It Book Collective ( Lee, Sky; Maracle, Lee ; Marlatt, Daphne ; Warland,Betsy)
Book
1990
Whatever Happened to Al Jazeera?: All the News That's Fit to Slant
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2012
In Al Jazeera’s early days in the mid and late 1990s, the channel took on taboo subjects and proudly challenged the status quo. In recent months, however, Al Jazeera has begun to change course. It h...

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Alternative Information Center
A Palestinian-Israeli organization which disseminates information, research and political analysis on Palestinian and Israeli societies as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, while promoting coo...
AlterNet
AlterNet is an award-winning news magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies the best of hundreds of other independent media sources. AlterNet's aim is to inspire act...
Antiwar.com
Libertarian-capitalist site opposed to imperialism and war, with extensive news and analysis.
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
CorpWatch
CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as wel...
CounterCurrents.org
An alternative news site based in India. We bring out what the mainstream media fails to tell you, or hides from you. These are the things that really matter. The things which may determine the fate o...
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...
Inter Press Service
IPS is a communication institution with a global news agency at its core. IPS raises the voices of the South and civil society. IPS brings a fresh perspective on developement oand globalisation. IPS t...
International Labor Rights Forum
An organization dedicated to achieving just and humane working conditions for workers worldwide. They are committed to overcoming child labour, forced labour and other abusive practices. They promote...
International Middle East Media Center
Media center developed in collaboration between Palestinian and International journalists to provide English language media coverage of Israel-Palestine.
Workers' Vanguard
Newspaper of the International Communist Leage (Fourth Internationalist).
World Socialist Web Site
Published by the International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI).

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Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests
Sources News Release
2009
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to pr...

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Countercurrents
Website
An alternative news site based in India. "We bring out what the mainstream media fails to tell you, or hides from you. These are the things that really matter. The things which may determine the fate ...
The Narco News Bulletin
Website
Reporting on the drug war and democracy. Fostering authentic journalism.