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Here are some of the websites that FAIR visits most often to keep up with the news. Please note that we don’t necessarily endorse the way these sites covers the issues; some of them are worth visiting for their critical perspectives, others simply because the media outlets are particularly influential. Happy browsing!
AlterNet. Syndicated writings from the alternative press.
The American Prospect. Liberal political magazine; has a good blog.
Common Dreams. Breaking news and links to highlights from the day’s progressive press.
CounterPunch. A bi-weekly muckraking newsletter edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair.
Democracy Now!. The web version of the daily radio show.
Free Speech TV. Towards more democratic television; site features downloadable independent video.
Eschaton. Popular blog is perhaps the best round-up of the progressive blogosphere, with much media criticism.
In These Times. A nonprofit political magazine featuring news and analysis that challenge the corporate media.
Indymedia.org: Independent media organizations and journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.
Jay’s Leftist and ”Progressive” Internet Resources Directory. A very, very large progressive links collection.
Left Business Observer. Monthly newsletter on economics and politics edited by Doug Henwood.
The Nation. America’s oldest weekly news magazine, featuring political news and commentary.
OneWorld Online. Global news with a focus on the developing world.
The Progressive. Political magazine with commentary and news advocating for peace and social justice.
Sam Smith’s Progressive Review
“Washington’s Most Unofficial Source.”
WorkingForChange. Left-oriented phone company Working Assets has a remarkably good roster of columnists.
World Socialist Web Site. News from a Marxist perspective; frequent media criticism.
ZNet. Z Magazine’s site for progressive news and organizing.
Agence France-Presse. The French news service.
BBC World News.
The Independent. A U.K.-based newspaper.
Le Monde Diplomatique in English. A French monthly news magazine focusing on global politics (French edition).
The Los Angeles Times
The New York Times. Registration required.
Reuters. British-based news service.
Slate Magazine. The Washington Post’s online magazine. Includes Today’s Papers, a review of national newspapers’ front pages.
The Washington Post
World Press Review, a monthly magazine offering analyses and English-language translations of the international press.
“Media Criticism and Resources”
Media Views. FAIR’s links to recent media criticism of note on the Web.
Abyz News Links. An enormous database of national and local U.S. news publications.
Adbusters. Examines and parodies advertising culture.
Center for Investigative Reporting.
Cursor. Daily round-up of under-covered news and media criticism.
The Daily Howler. An often insightful Web-based column on media inaccuracy and arrogance.
Freedom Forum. Formerly the Gannett Center.
Index on Censorship. Promotes free expression around the world.
Institute for Public Accuracy. Seeks to broaden public discourse by gaining media access for those whose perspectives are commonly drowned out.
Jim Romenesko’s MediaNews. Up-to-date media news and gossip. With links to media writers.
JournalismNet. Online resources for investigative journalists–search tools and much more.
Media Bistro. Journalists’ site features a daily round-up of media news.
Media Channel. A media criticism site critical of corporate ownership, with links to articles on media from around the world.
Project Censored. Identifies and promotes the most undercovered stories of the year.
This Modern World. The weekly cartoon of social and political satire, by TomÂ Tomorrow.
TomPaine.com. Aims to encourage debate on issues like media, the environment and campaign finance reform.
Vanderbilt University’s TV News Archive. The best free resource for studying TV news.
world-newspapers.com Exhaustive links to international newspapers online.
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