Progressive News Sources

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An alternative media list: Getting the news - and getting behind the news
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2014
A selective list of English-language alternative media.
Connexions Other Voices - April 30, 2017: Affirming life, resisting war, reporting UFOs
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
What do we do when those in power recklessly put the future of the entire planet at risk with their acts of aggression and military provocations, while they ignore the growing disaster of climate chan...
Creation of Sustainable Free Media Would Be Huge Breakthrough: Part 4 of The Crisis in Canadian Media
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2010
Independent media organizations would approach news differently compared to the coverage provided by corporate-owned media.
Independent media advocates must develop creative news sites
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2010
We should be able to come up with two or three practical models that can be used to set up sustainable news and information production and delivery systems.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 27, 2016: Alternative Media
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
A special issue on alternative media.
What Makes Alternative Media Alternative?
Albert, Michael
Article
1997
Having avidly consumed and helped conceive and produce alternative media for decades, I am tired of how vague we are on these issues.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Against the Current
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
A-Infos
A multi-lingual news service by, for, and about anarchists. The A-Infos Project is coordinated by an international collective of revolutionary anti-authoritarian, anti-capitalist activists, involved ...
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...
Alternative Press Center
Dedicated to providing access to and increasing public awareness of the alternative press. Founded in 1969, it remains one of the oldest self-sustaining alternative media institutions in the United St...
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...
Canadian Dimension
Canadian Dimension is published by, for and about activists in the struggle for a better world, covering women's issues, aboriginal issues, the environment, labour, etc. in ways not found in the mains...
Common Dreams
Breaking news and views for the progressive community.
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...
Democracy Now!
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
Dominion, The
The Dominion is published in print and on the web by a network of independent journalists in Canada. It aims to provide accurate, critical coverage that is accountable to its readers and the subjects ...
Ecologist, The
Online environmental affairs magazine covering a wide range of issues, ranging from the environmental costs of industrial agriculture, the health effects of toxins, the effects of economic globalizati...
Electronic Intifada
Palestinian portal for information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its depiction in the media. News, commentary, analysis, and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fro...
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...
Green Left Weekly
Independent Australian publication and Web site committed to human and civil rights, global peace and environmental sustainability, democracy and equality, providing local, national and international ...
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.
Labor Notes
Labor Notes is a media and organizing project that has been the voice of union activists who want to put the movement back in the labor movement since 1979. Through our magazine, website, books, conf...
LabourStart
A major site with information about labour activities throughout the world.
Leftnews
News and views from the Left. Leftnews.org is designed to give the left-of-centre alternatives to the right-wing and right-(neo)-liberal media a place so that people can find them easily and, at the ...
Libcom.org
Resource for all people who wish to improve their lives, their communities and their working conditions. We want to discuss with one another, learn from experiences of the past and develop strategies ...
Medialens
Correcting for the distorted vision of the corporate media. MediaLens is a response based on our conviction that mainstream newspapers and broadcasters provide a profoundly distorted picture of our w...
Monde Diplomatique
English-language edition of the French newspaper. Some articles free on the Web site; full access requires a subscription.
Narco News Bulletin
Reporting on the drug war and democracy. Fostering authentic journalism.
Nation, The
Progressive news and views.
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Pacific Media Watch
An independent, non-profit, non-government organisation comprising journalists, lawyers, editors and other media workers, supporting media freedom, and dedicated to examining issues of ethics, account...
Progressive, The
The mission of The Progressive is to be a journalistic voice for peace and social justice at home and abroad. The magazine, its affiliates, and its staff steadfastly oppose militarism, the concentrati...
Rabble.ca
An online, progressive news site. In addition to original news stories, in-depth features, provocative interviews, commentaries and more, rabble publishes columns from some of the few progressive voic...
Real News Network, The
Independent news, blogs and editorials.
Redress Information & Analysis
Aspires to redress the balance of world news and information by being a voice for the voiceless, by focusing on injustice and by providing an alternative interpretation of international and domestic i...
Tyee
A independent daily online magazine covering B.C. and beyond.
TomDispatch.com
Tomdispatch.com is for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of our post-9/11 world and a clear sense of how our imperial globe actually works.
Toward Freedom
Toward Freedom envisions a world ethic that honors the human spirit and the right of individuals to freedom of thought and creativity; advances movements for human rights, peace, justice, enlightenmen...
Truthdig
A Web magazine that provides expert in-depth coverage of current affairs as well as a variety of thoughtful, provocative content assembled from a progressive point of view. The site is built around ma...
Truthout, News Politics
Online news site.
Workers' Vanguard
Newspaper of the International Communist Leage (Fourth Internationalist).
World Socialist Web Site
Published by the International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI).
ZNet
Extensive collection of articles and links compiled by the publishers of Z Magazine.

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