Activism: Alternative Media Sources
Government Watchdog Organizations and
You can't make an intelligent choice if you've only heard one opinion
Commentators of Note
"If you don't like the news, go out and make some of your own."
-- Scoop Nisker
- excellent news and information from Wired's DC reporter
Noam Chomsky on the Web
- Mr. Fisk is the Middle East correspondent for the London
Independent and is currently living in Beirut.
- See also the
Fisk archive at the Independent.
Red Rock Eater Digest
- includes a large number of URLs relating to the
September 11th attacks, collected
Alternative/Progressive Media Outlets
"Don't hate the media, become the media."
-- Jello Biafra
- Providing wide-ranging coverage, including a special section:
Alternet: War on Iraq
- including an excellect selection of
international news sources
- See also:
BBC World Service
Big Noise Films
- a non-profit media collective dedicated to producing beautiful,
politically and culturally challenging films. We imaginatively
redeploy new digital technologies to challenge the corporate media
The Command Post
- a group of bloggers from around the world trying to post the latest
professional news that we have seen, heard, or read. In doing so
we'll always cite, and where possible provide a link to, the
original source, and we encourage you to follow those links and see the
original sources yourself as well.
- "Breaking news & views for the progressive community."
Correspondences.org - News for the people by people
- This site is a project of Creative Media Partners, a group of media
folks who think there is a better way. We're hoping to create a Grey
Lady of the 21st century that will best the finest in journalism and
commentary that the 20th century had to offer.
Covert Action Quarterly
- "Recommended by Noam Chomsky, targeted by the CIA..."
- While slanted too pro-Israel-oriented and right-wing for my taste,
it often has news earlier than other sites
- everything you know is wrong...
- a web-site designed to keep people politically aware through photography
- Excellent public affairs coverage and documentaries
Guardian Unlimited (UK)
- The UK's most popular newspaper website
- Complete coverage from the UK. Be sure to check check out the
excellent Independent commentators.
Kill (Corporate) Radio.org
- a collective organization committed to using media production and
distribution as a tool for promoting social and economic justice.
- a 22-year-old nonprofit training and resource center with a
mission of excellence, ethics, diversity, and accountability in all
aspects of the media in the interests of peace, justice, and social
- a journalistic voice for peace and social justice at home and abroad.
The Center for Public Integrity (PublicIntegrity.org)
- "a nonprofit, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization dedicated to
public service journalism," the Center is distinct from most other
non-governmental organizations, because of our high-quality,
well-documented, investigative research."
- Archives progressive radio broadcasts. (Best heard with RealAudio.)
- A community of people committed to social change
- Special section on Iraq:
verge of war