POSITIVE MEDIA, ALTERNATIVE NEWS
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POSITIVE MEDIA LINKS
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ALTERNATIVE NEWS LINKS
Against the Grain is a radio and web media project whose aim
is to provide in-depth analysis and commentary on a variety of matters
-- political, economic, social and cultural --
important to progressive and radical thinking and activism.
Your news on your terms!
Ananova is a new kind of news service.
that let's you choose from more than 3,500 different kinds of content,
requesting e-mail alerts on anything from global warming to
Anthea Turner, from club listings to international affairs.
The online version of the Atlantic Magazine
AlterNet.org, launched in 1998, is a project of the Independent Media Institute,
a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening and
supporting independent and alternative journalism.
It provides a mix of news, opinion and investigative journalism
on subjects ranging from the environment, the drug war, technology and
cultural trends to policy debate, sexual politics and health issues.
The AlterNet article database includes more than 7,000 stories from over 200 sources.
The aim of The American Prospect is to contribute to a renewal of America's democratic
traditions by presenting a practical and convincing vision of liberal philosophy, politics,
and public life. We publish articles for the general reader that attempt to break through
conventional understanding and creatively reframe public questions.
Ours is not a magazine of complaint, of angry gestures, or of private irritations.
It is a magazine of public ideas, firmly committed -- however unfashionably --
to a belief in public improvement.
News stories that often do not appear
in the US mainstream media.
Dreams News Center
Breaking News and Views for the Progressive Community
CounterPunch is the bi-weekly muckraking newsletter
bringing readers the stories that the corporate press never prints.
A site promoting Media Activism
Guerrilla News Network is an underground news organization
with headquarters in New York City and production facilities
in Berkeley, California. Their mission is to expose people
to important global issues through guerrilla programming
on the web and on television.
The Hill is a non-partisan, non-ideological weekly newspaper
that describes the inner workings of Congress, the pressures
confronting policy makers and the many ways -- often unpredictable --
in which decisions are made.
A collective of independent media organizations and
hundreds of journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.
Indymedia is a democratic media outlet for the creation of radical, accurate,
and passionate tellings of truth.
A media-oriented website dedicated to global issues
and created to foster more diverse and responsible media.
The Nation will not be the organ of any party, sect, or body.
It will, on the contrary, make an earnest effort to bring to the discussion
of political and social questions a really critical spirit, and to wage war
upon the vices of violence, exaggeration, and misrepresentation by which
so much of the political writing of the day is marred.
New Dimensions Broadcasting Network is a communications medium
like no other. An independent, listener-supported producer
and distributor of public radio, shortwave and internet programs,
New Dimensions is dedicated to presenting a diversity of views
from many traditions and cultures, and strives to impart
practical knowledge and perennial wisdom.
New Dimensions fosters the process of living a more
healthy life of mind, body and spirit while deepening
our connections to self, family, community and the environment.
Online news the way news should be.
Our mission is public education. We are 100% dedicated
to finding and reporting the truth on topics that matter.
We're 100% independent, we take no money from the companies
or products we write about, and we cannot be bought off.
An alternative news source providing
critical news and commentary on world events
A project of Common Cause focused on
monitoring pending legislation
Z is an independent political magazine of critical thinking on political,
cultural, social, and economic life in the United States.
It sees the racial, sexual, political, and class dimensions of personal life as
fundamental to understanding and improving contemporary circumstances
and it aims to assist activist efforts to attain a better future.
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MEDIA LITERACY LINKS
Alliance for Media Literate America
The AMLA is committed to promoting media literacy education that is focused on critical
inquiry, learning, and skill-building rather than on media-bashing and blame.
This national, grassroots membership organization will be a key force
in bringing media literacy education to all 60 million students in the
United States, their parents, their teachers, and others
who care about youth.
The Just Think Foundation (JTF) is a dynamic nonprofit, 501(c)3,
dedicated to teaching young people literacy for the 21st century
by providing them with the skills to be critical thinkers
and creative producers.
Association of Transformative Media Arts
ATMA's purpose is to support the cultivation of personal, professional and creative integrity
in the media business, and to encourage the creation of programs that
educate and enlighten as well as entertain.
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