Independent Sources for Alternative Media

www.accuracy.org
The Institute for Public Accuracy provides news releases that offer well-documented analysis of current events and underlying issues, and promotes the inclusion of perspectives that widen the bounds of media discussion and enhance democratic debate

www.adbusters.org
A global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist movement of the information age

www.alternativeradio.org
Dedicated to the founding principles of public broadcasting, which urge that programming serve as "a forum for controversy and debate," be diverse and "provide a voice for groups that may otherwise be unheard." The project is entirely independent, sustained solely by individuals who buy transcripts and tapes of programs

www.alterNet.org
A project of the Independent Media Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting independent and alternative journalism

www.asia-stat.com
News Alternative provides an alternative view of the world in order to help balance, and counteract, the "fast food" type of news. Articles and links are collected and consolidated as a means to quickly and efficiently explore a host of news sources that would otherwise be difficult or time consuming to find. “Our ignorance is their strength”

www.buzzflash.com
Provides independent headlines, news, and commentary

www.commondreams.org
A national non-profit citizens' organization working to bring Americans together to promote progressive visions for America's future, using the internet as a political organizing tool - and creating new models for internet activism

www.dahrjamailiraq.com
Weary of the overall failure of the US media to accurately report on the realities of the war in Iraq for the Iraqi people and US soldiers, Dahr Jamail went to Iraq to report on the war himself

www.democracynow.org
A national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 350 stations in North America. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now!'s War and Peace Report provides access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media, including independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics and independent analysts

www.electroniciraq.net
A news portal on the US-Iraq crisis published by respected Middle East alternative news publishers, The Electronic Intifada (EI) and incorporating on the ground reports from veteran antiwar campaigners

www.empowermentproject.org
Provides facilities, training and other support for independent activists working in video and other electronic media. Its purpose is to work towards democratizing access to the media, and to provide the resources necessary to put the power of media in the hands of individuals and organizations working to further important social, political and artistic purposes

www.essential.org
Founded by Ralph NaFSTV fuels the movement for progressive social, economic, and political transformation. By exposing the public to perspectives excluded from the corporate-owned media, FSTV empowers citizens to fight injustices, to revitalize democracy, and to build a more compassionate world.der, encourages citizens to become active and engaged in their communities by providing provocative information to the public on important topics neglected by the mass media and policy makers

www.fair.org
FAIR, the national media watch group, has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship, working to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints. As an anti-censorship organization, FAIR exposes neglected news stories and defend working journalists when they are muzzled

www.freepress.net
A national nonpartisan organization working to increase informed public participation in crucial media policy debates, and to generate policies that will produce a more competitive and public interest-oriented media system with a strong nonprofit and noncommercial sectorfor more democratic media.

www.freespeech.org
Free Speech TV fuels the movement for progressive social, economic, and political transformation. By exposing the public to perspectives excluded from the corporate-owned media, FSTV empowers citizens to fight injustices, to revitalize democracy, and to build a more compassionate world

www.guerrillanews.com
An independent news organization working to expose people to important global issues through cross-platform independent programming

www.indymedia.org
The Independent Media Center is a network of collectively run media outlets for the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate tellings of the truth. We work out of a love and inspiration for people who continue to work for a better world, despite corporate media's distortions and unwillingness to cover the efforts to free humanity

www.inthesetimes.com
Dedicated to informing and analyzing popular movements for social, environmental and economic justice; and to providing a forum for discussing the politics that shape our lives

www.jimhightower.com
National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of Thieves In High Places: They've Stolen Our Country And It's Time to Take It Back, Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks

www.mediaaccess.org
Devoted to maintaining diversity of employment, programming and media ownership and to promoting access to diverse sources of information on the Internet, broadcast, cable and satellite, and other electronic mass media

www.mediachannel.org
MediaChannel is a media issues supersite, featuring criticism, breaking news, and investigative reporting from hundreds of organizations  worldwide. As the media watch the world, we watch the media

www.michaelmoore.com
Michael Moore’s homepage with numerous articles and links to alternative media

www.mojones.com
Mother Jones is an independent nonprofit committed to social justice implemented through investigative reporting

www.opendemocracy.net
Independent media based on exchange and participation, with news, debates and discussions

www.prwatch.org
The Center for Media and Democracy is a non-profit, public interest organization that strengthens participatory democracy by investigating and exposing public relations spin and propaganda, and by promoting media literacy and citizen journalism.

www.takebackthemedia.com
An enormous source of alternative information, news and resources dedicated to bringing the media back to the people as a watchdog of democracy. “No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.” –Edward R. Murrow

www.truthout.org
TO startedin the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election hoping to reach a few people, have some small impact on the dialog, and maybe just maybe try to restore a little integrity. Today TO is visited more than 4 million times per month by readers seeking the straight story and wanting to be involved in building a better tomorrow

zmagsite.zmag.org
Z is an independent magazine dedicated to resisting injustice, defending against repression, and creating liberty. It sees the racial, gender, class, and political dimensions of personal life as fundamental to understanding and improving contemporary circumstances; and it aims to assist activist efforts for a better future