Media Matters for America
Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit, progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.

The New Hampshire Gazette
Almost 250 years old, The New Hampshire Gazette is published and edited by a collateral descendant of the founder. It's progressive reporting includes Editorial, Local & National News, Political Cartoons and an active Media Watch section. -- Guerilla News Network
Guerrilla News Network is an independent news organization with headquarters in New York City and production facilities in Berkeley, California. Our mission is to expose people to important global issues through cross-platform guerrilla programming.

Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of more than 1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things

Truth Out
Independint current events and issues reporting covering politics, environment, labour, health, women's issues. Op-eds and media analysis as well.

Political Affairs
A monthly magazine of ideology, politics, and culture. PA's mission is to go beyond simply giving an account of events to providing analysis and investigating what is new and changing in our world -- from a working-class point of view.

Be the Cause - Portal for Progress
Be The Cause is a volunteer-run organization that seeks to inspire service by building awareness of global issues and community events. "This website is designed to create a gateway into all things positive. "

Information Clearing House
"News you won't find on CNN." Information clearing house publishes orginal articles and reprints from a variety of sources, but not CNN. It's an admirable one-man operation.

Dahr Jamail's Iraq Dispatches
An un-embedded American journalist reports on Iraq from Iraq.

The NewStandard
A fledgling participatory economics collective, The NewStandard?s specialty is hard news coverage unreported or rarely reported in the corporate media.

"Ours is muckraking with a radical attitude and nothing makes us happier than when CounterPunch readers write in to say how useful they've found our newsletter in their battles against the war machine, big business and the rapers of nature. ~ CounterPunch"

John Pilger
An astounding resume highlights this British journalist's astonishing career in print and film.

Operation Truth
An enlistee's POV on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Not politically progressive, but illuminating nonethelsess.

Mother Jones
Mother Jones is an independent nonprofit whose roots lie in a commitment to social justice implemented through first rate investigative reporting.

Because much modern suffering is rooted in the unlimited greed of corporate profit-maximising - in the subordination of people and planet to profit - it seems to [Medialens] to be a genuine tragedy that society has for so long been forced to rely on the corporate media for 'accurate' information.

Amnesty International
Amnesty International is a worldwide voluntary human rights movement that campaigns for the release of prisoners of conscience, fair trials for political prisoners, and an end to torture and the death penalty, 'disappearances' and political killings all over the world.

Editor and Publisher
A press watchdog whose lineage dates back to 1884, E&P covers all aspects of the North American newspaper industry, including business, newsroom, advertising, circulation, marketing, technology, online and syndicates.

This is an important resource. is a project of the Independent Media Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting independent and alternative journalism. First launched in 1998, AlterNet's online magazine provides a mix of news, opinion and investigative journalism on a wide array of subjects..

Air America Radio
The first private progressive talk radio network in the USA. At this writing, 11 broadcast stations and growing.

Media Channel
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.
The quintessential muckraker, Seymour M. Hersh uncovered My Lai, and the Watergate coverup, detailed the extent of Gulf War Syndrome, and continues to keep a critical eye on power and the people who corrupt it.
FAIR, a leftist media watchdog, brings attention to biased and faulty reporting in mainstream media and organises action (typically in the form of write-in campaigns) to force media outlets to acknowledge and correct their errors, omissions and biases.
A Canadian grassroots alternative newspaper published monthly. The website includes an active weblog with daily updates.
A left-of-centre daily published in the UK. Subscribe to receive headlines in your inbox.
The online presence for the British progressive daily newspaper, The Guardian. Features columns by Naomi Klein, George Monbiot and others.
George Monbiot, the award-winning, acclaimed British journalist, writes a monthly column for The Guardian ranging across a wide variety of topics including politics, economics, environment, corporatism, globalisation, science, race, culture, religion, justice and more.
Want the Canadian perspective? Streaming audio feed for the state-owned Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio One is the news and information station. If you want to know what I'm listening to, check out the Vancouver feed.
Eric Margolis writes a political column for the Toronto Sun. His pieces fall definitively outside the mainstream.
Jim Hightower is the Robin Hood of American radio. From his site: "Hightower believes the true political spectrum is not right to left but top to bottom." Listen to his wonderful two-minute daily commentary on issues that, for some reason, aren't getting the media attention they deserve.